BAILEY, R. Douglas. The Brewer's Analyst. A Systematic Handbook of Analysis Relating to Brewing and Malting. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd., 1907.
8vo., original publisher's cloth, lettered and embossed in black to upper board and in gilt to spine; pp. [iv], v-x, 423, [i]; with numerous engraved illustrations within the text, as well as full-page plates depicting various microscopic processes, tables, and an appendix to the rear of the text; some spotting to edges of text block, particularly fore and upper; offsetting to endpapers, with some evidence of a sticker having been removed from the front paste-down; some pencil annotations to lower paste-down; a very good copy.
An in-depth analysis of the Brewing process, which provided the most up-to-date methods, at the time, for the manufacture of beer. Also including detailed accounts of the polariscopical, microscopical and biological processes, The Brewers Analyst is a comprehensive work, by all accounts, with a chapter also devoted to 'arsenical work'.