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The Kindred Spirit : A History of Gin and of the House of Booth by Lord Kinross

£14.99

Product description

Social history of Madame Geneva - a.k.a. gin - told against the background of the history of Booth's Distillery. Illustrated with tipped-in colour frontispiece, colour and black-and-white pictures and drawings at the head of each chapter. Illustrated endpapers. Pagination: xi + 93 pages.

Green cloth binding with gilt lettering and decoration to front cover and bronze-coloured lettering to spine; yellow illustrated dust-jacket.

Good condition for a second-hand book: light edge-wear and foxing to dust-jacket with several small closed tears (1.2cm maximum) and light creasing to top edge and 1 x 1.2cm closed tear to front bottom edge, jacket spine and top edge sunned, light sticker damage to jacket rear; very light bowing to front cover along top and bottom edges; light tanning to half-title page and last page, light markings to page 25, otherwise internally fine given age of book.

Item details

Author(s):
Balfour, Patrick (Lord Kinross)
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
Published 1959.
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
93
Publisher:
Newman Neame Limited
Title:
The Kindred Spirit

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Social history of Madame Geneva - a.k.a. gin - told against the background of the history of Booth's Distillery. Illustrated with tipped-in colour frontispiece, colour and black-and-white pictures and drawings at the head of each chapter. Illustrated endpapers. Pagination: xi + 93 pages.

Green cloth binding with gilt lettering and decoration to front cover and bronze-coloured lettering to spine; yellow illustrated dust-jacket.

Good condition for a second-hand book: light edge-wear and foxing to dust-jacket with several small closed tears (1.2cm maximum) and light creasing to top edge and 1 x 1.2cm closed tear to front bottom edge, jacket spine and top edge sunned, light sticker damage to jacket rear; very light bowing to front cover along top and bottom edges; light tanning to half-title page and last page, light markings to page 25, otherwise internally fine given age of book.

Author(s):
Balfour, Patrick (Lord Kinross)
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
Published 1959.
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
93
Publisher:
Newman Neame Limited
Title:
The Kindred Spirit

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