Beverages And Their Adulteration – Harvey W. Wiley 1919 | 1st Edition


  • Author: Harvey W. Wiley
  • Publisher: P. Blakiston's Son & Co., 1919
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Condition: Good
  • Size: 8vo
  • Attributes: First Edition

Beverages And Their Adulteration Origin, Composition, Manufacture, Natural, Artificial, Fermented, Distilled, Alkaloidal And Fruit Juices by Harvey W. Wiley. First edition, first printing. With 42 illustrations, Ex-libris, library bound brown cloth, front cover’s top half soiled, not affecting inner pages, lacking title page, front hinge starting. Internally clean/bright. A very rare book on beverages, alcohol during the prohibition period. The Library of Congress doesn’t have a copy. The only copy available on the Internet. Good.

An important book on beverages,  alcohol during the prohibition period.

” The use in this volume of certain portions of the text of the United States Pharmacopoeia is by virtue of permission received from the Board of Trustees of the United States Pharmacopœial Convention. The said Board of Trustees is not responsible for any inaccuracy nor for any errors in the statement of quantities or percentage strengths.”

Harvey Washington Wiley (October 18, 1844 – June 30, 1930) was an American chemist who fought for the passage of the landmark Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 and subsequently worked at the Good Housekeeping Institute laboratories. He was the first commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration. Wiley was awarded the Elliott Cresson Medal of the Franklin Institute in 1910.

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