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A guide to distillation based on a French treatise. The author endeavors to explain methods and techniques of distillation as well as materials that can be distilled and different types of distilled spirits with recipes included. This particular work held by the Wine Library also has bound with it the 1800 edition of John Brutus Davies' The Innkeeper's and Butler's Guide which is cited in Gabler, p. 71; Unzelman, p. 42; Simon, Vinara, pgs. 89 and 90; Gastronomica, p. 45. This popular guide gives recipes for wines and distilled spirits as well as a list of the necessary equipment for a wine and spirits cellar.