British & Foreign Spirits: Their History, Manufacture, Properties, Etc
"As a young boy Tovey operated a still, and his first employment was connected with working the stills of a large rectifying distillery. Thus he acquired a lifelong acquaintance with various kinds of spirits. the book is divided into chapters under the following headings: distillation, gin, hollands, geneva, whisky, brandy, rum, punch, liqueurs and cordials."--Gabler, Wine into words, page 280.
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