The Book of the Dairy


The Book of the Dairy

FLEISCHMANN, W.; AIKMAN, C. M.; WRIGHT, R. Patrick (trans.)

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A Manual of the Science and Practice of Dairy Work. Topics include: secretion, properties and composition of milk; extraction, sale and testing of milk; micro-organisms, dairying, bacteriology, manufacture of butter, cheese, cheese-making, keeping milk, fermented milk, by-products of milk, economics, margarine and margarine cheese. The final chapter makes special mention of the evils of margarine and its industry.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Black & Son
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1896
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xxiv, 344 p. 23 cm blue cloth hardcover with black and gold impression. 5 b&w plates and 85 in-text illustrations. Corners bumped. Spine worn at head and tail with slight darkening. Ex-library with presentation sticker to Ingersoll Public Library from the Dairymen's Association of Western Ontario, and corresponding sticker on front free end paper. However, the text is free of other library markings. Owner's signature on half-title.

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