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Quinine: Quinine, Tonic Water, Gin and Tonic, Warburg's Tincture, Jesuit's Bark, Hugh Algernon Weddell, Charles Ledger, Cinchonism
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ISBN 9781155484280
REGISTERED: 02/15/18
UPDATED: 11/25/20
Quinine: Quinine, Tonic Water, Gin and Tonic, Warburg's Tincture, Jesuit's Bark, Hugh Algernon Weddell, Charles Ledger, Cinchonism
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Quinine, Tonic Water, Gin and Tonic, Warburg's Tincture, Jesuit's Bark, Hugh Algernon Weddell, Charles Ledger, Cinchonism, John Eliot Howard, Q Tonic, Bitter Lemon. Excerpt: Schweppes Bitter Lemon Bitter lemon is a carbonated soft drink flavoured with quinine and lemon, the former giving it a


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  • ISBN bar code 9781155484280 ξ1 registered April 07 2016
  • ISBN bar code 9781155484280 ξ2 registered February 02 2015
  • Product category is Quinine Books-LLC Book

Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Quinine, Tonic Water, Gin and Tonic, Warburg's Tincture, Jesuit's Bark, Hugh Algernon Weddell, Charles Ledger, Cinchonism, John Eliot Howard, Q Tonic, Bitter Lemon. Excerpt: Schweppes Bitter Lemon Bitter lemon is a carbonated soft drink flavoured with quinine and lemon, the former giving it a bitter taste. The principal difference between tonic water and bitter lemon is the addition of lemon juice and rind. Bitter lemon is produced by several soft drink companies. Schweppes introduced its brand of bitter lemon in 1957. References (URLs online) A hyperlinked version of this chapter is at Charles Ledger (4 March 1818 19 May 1905) was an alpaca farmer and noted for his work in connection with quinine, a treatment for malaria. Ledger belonged to a huguenot family that emigrated to England in the 18th century; he was born at London, the son of George Ledger, a mercantile broker, and his wife Charlotte, née Warren. After leaving school he went to Peru and in 1836 was a clerk in a British merchant's office at Lima. It was at Lima that Charles rescued a drowning native Manuel Incra Manami, who offered to become his servant. He became an expert in alpaca wool, and in 1842 began business as a dealer in South American products. In 1847 he was grazing sheep and cattle half-way between Tacna and La Paz, and in 1852 went to Sydney to inquire into the possibility of introducing the alpaca into Australia. He returned to South America and by 1859 had brought several hundred alpacas to Sydney. This was a hazardous and difficult business as the export of alpacas was forbidden. Ledger was paid £15,000 for his alpacas and given a position in charge of them. The attempt to acclimatize alpacas in Australia ended in failure, but Ledger was not at fault. Ledger returned to


References
    ^ Quinine: Quinine, Tonic Water, Gin and Tonic, Warburg's Tincture, Jesuit's Bark, Hugh Algernon Weddell, Charles Ledger, Cinchonism (revised Nov 2020)
    ^ Quinine : Quinine, Tonic Water, Gin and Tonic, Warburg's Tincture, Jesuit's Bark, Hugh Algernon Weddell, Charles Ledger, Cinchonism (2010, Paperback) (revised Feb 2015)

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