Publisher: Longman, Brown, et al, London, 1849.
Hard Cover, 249 pages, 5.50 x 9.00.
Full title: "A Practical Treatise on Brewing, Based on Chemical and Economical Principles, with Formulae for Public Brewers, and Instructions for Private Families. By William Black, a Practical Brewer."
The title says it all. This is a very thorough brewer's reference book outlining in great detail the state of brewing in England in 1849. Very nice detail.