Malt and Malting. An Historical, Scientific, and Practical Treatise, Showing, As Clearly As Existing Knowledge Permits, What Malt Is, and How To Make It. With full descriptions of all buildings and appliances, together with detailed definitions of every matter connected therewith. Illustrated by 150 Woodcuts.

By: Stopes, H. [Henry]

Price: NZ$400.00

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Dampstain with tidemark on page edges, dampstain extending into blank margin of some leaves. Boards rubbed with marks. Some tears and chips to cloth at extremities - 25mm tear at head of rear joint, 5mm missing to cloth at tail of spine, 30mm missing along edge of top corner of rear board, 15mm missing along edges of lower corners of both boards. Cloth bruised with tears and chips at head of spine. Early owner's signature on the illustrated title leaf: "James Stewart / Sweet Hope / Musselburgh / 1886". Same owner's signature also on front free endpaper. ; Scarce title. xiv, 662, [1 (blank)] pages + xxiv pages advertisments + [1 (blank)] pages. 148 figures numbered from 1-3, 3A, 4-147 + folding chart "Malsters' Heat Record" + additional illustrated title leaf (Pneumatic Malthouse, Yeovil / Stopes' Malting). The figures include in-text illustrations, full page illustrations and 5 folding plates. The plate leaves are paginated continuously with the text leaves. Original green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Gilt barley head illustration on spine. Gilt rule on spine. Black decoration on front board. Dark brown coated endpapers. Page dimensions: 240 x 153mm (9 3/8" x 6"). The book has a substantial Bibliography, on pages 409-567. Contents: Part I - Introductory; Part II - Materials; Part III - Buildings and Tools; Part IV - Processes of Manufacture; Part V - Literature and Statistics. The list of illustrations on page xi is prefixed with: "Many of these Illustrations are familiar to the present generation of maltsters. They are inserted chiefly for the benefit of students of the future, who may desire to know the forms and appearanes of the tools used by theird predecessors at this period." "Henry Stopes is probably best know for his book 'Malt and Malting' published in1885. This book became, in the later 19th century, almost the maltster's bible. It contained details on all aspects of maltings including the construction of maltings, the various types of kiln, details of minor and major pieces of equipment, and on what malt is and how it should bemade, and some details on the history of malt." - Amber Patrick, "Victorian Maltings in England, 1837-1914" - PDF online at http://www.breweryhistory.com/journal/archive/123/Malting.pdf, accessed September 2020.

Title: Malt and Malting. An Historical, Scientific, and Practical Treatise, Showing, As Clearly As Existing Knowledge Permits, What Malt Is, and How To Make It. With full descriptions of all buildings and appliances, together with detailed definitions of every matter connected therewith. Illustrated by 150 Woodcuts.

Author Name: Stopes, H. [Henry]

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, F. W. Lyon, Brewers' Journal Office: 1885

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 21907