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(Fermentation) Bernays, Albert J. Household Chemistry; or, Rudiments of the Science applied to Every Day Life.

Original red cloth, gilt-lettered spine. First Edition. London: Sampson, Low & Son, 1853.

A work on the chemistry to be found in every home, from combustion and coal, to china and stoneware on the breakfast table and the dinner table. Most important is a 22 page chapter on fermentation, addressing in depth questions about distillation of wines and liquors, beer, cider, peary, as well as vinegars and yeasts. Near fine. 




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