[Rhenen]: early 18th century. Manuscript in ink in various hands. In contemporary overlapping limp vellum. Text in Dutch. Simon Laat’s name in ink by contemporary hand on front panel and inner rear panel, also in text.  p. Ink stain on rear panel and spine. Binding tired. Some pages removed, one leaf partly clipped. Stains occasionally. Otherwise in very good condition.
Collection of early 18th-century manuscript recipes for wine fining. Including 71 numbered and some thirty unnumbered recipes for fining, clarifying, and stabilizing wines, a few recipes for beer, other drinks, and wine-based remedies, a list of wine merchant tools, and an index to the first 53 recipes. Also contains a drawing of the coat of arms of Amsterdam and a few other small doodles. Simon Laats was a wine merchant from Rhenen, The Netherlands, born around 1700, married in 1714, and died before 1771.