Ale and Hearty: Gleanings from the History of Brews and Brewing (Alan Wykes) soon to be presented for sale on the terrific BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: Jupiter Books Limited, 1979, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Black & white drawings; Title page vignette; Appendix;
From the cover: Since Osiris first introduced beer into Egypt some 4000 years ago, this strange alcoholic brown liquid has undergone many changes to reach the real ales and their more gaseous counterparts known so well today throughout the plastic oak-beamed hostelries of Britain.
In Ale & Hearty, Alan Wykes traces its origins both geographical and philological in a gallimaufry of history and anecdote. He also examines the rise and development of the pub or drinking house, and …
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Price Clipped.
Black boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 143 pages. Bibliography. 10″ x 7½”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entice you with something lovely from my Social History catalogue?