The American Receipt Book complete book of reference rare antique old 1844
Or complete book of reference. Many receipts never before in print in this country. Some of the topics covered are: Preventing Abortion, Preparing Animal Food, Antidote for Arsenic, Cure for Asthma, Bath Temperatures, Improving the flavour of Beer, Rendering Water-Proof Boots, Candy from Sugar, Colic in Children, Ointment for Sore Eyes in Dogs, Pain in the Ear, Preserving Eyesight, French Marble for Books, Ice Cream, Preventing Night-mares, Pills for Painful Menstruation, Gathering and Preserving Roots, To Clean Satin and Silk, Strawberry Wine, Toilet Soap, Vegetable Rouge for Complexion, and Water-proof Cloth.
Book measures 7 1/2" by 5". Brown embossed hardcover with gold lettering on spine. Cover has wear, edge wear, worn corners, spots, small tears at spine.
Missing blank page or whatever was before the title page. 359 pages with various amounts of spotting/yellowing throughout.
Some a lot, others not as much. Book would look great on your bookshelf. For lots of great books and other stuff. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible".
The seller is "scottalbertson" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Year Printed: 1844
- Topic: Agriculture
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: A S Weight
- Subject: Cooking
- Original/Facsimile: Original
- Language: English
- Publisher: Lindsay & Blakiston
- Special Attributes: 1st Edition