Philippine Journal of Science, 1911-12. First Edition. Hardcover. Used - Very Good. Item #600760
Three parts bound together in red leatherette over thin flexi-boards, with gilt title on front cover. Some rubbing to the covers along the spine edges and at the corners, else a Very Good copy. All plates called for are present and in nice condition. Part I: A Study Of Some Palms Of Commercial Importance With Special References Of The Saps And Their Uses. (Philippine Journal of Science. Vol. VI, No. 2 / 1911) pages 99-206 [With] Part I Concluded. (Philippine Journal of Science. Vol. VI, No. 3 / June, 1911) pages 147-206 [20 b/w photo plates]; Part II: Distilled Liquors; Their Consumption And Manufacture. (Philippine Journal of Science. Vol. VII, No. 1 / February 1912) pages 19-44 [8 b/w photo plates]; Part III: Fermented Beverages Which Are Not Distilled. (Philippine Journal of Science. Vol. VII, No. 2 / April 1912) pages 97-117 [3 b/w photo plates] Part Ia and Part Ib features a report on Nipa Palm, Coconut Palm, Buri Palm, and Sugar Palm in the use of manufacturing alcohol. Part II features a report on the classification of the distilleries; the distillation of “Vino De Coco”; the potability of Philippine distilled beverages; and the improvement of the pot still beverages. Part II features a report on the use of a fermented rice drink in Northern Luzon, by H. Otley Boyer; Report on drinks and drinking among the Mandaya, Manobo, and Mangguangan tribes, by John M. Garvan; and report on the drinking customs of the Subanuns, by Emerson B. Christie.