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Three Thousand Receipts.
The American Receipt Book, Complete Book of Reference; Containing Valuable and Important Receipts

By A. S. Wright

Published by Lindsay & Blakiston, 1844.  Brown hardcover with gilt lettering on spine. Valuable and important receipts for cookery, pastry, preserving, pickling, confectionary, distilling, perfumery, varnishing, chemicals, dyeing, and agriculture, for practical use by the manufacturer, tradesman, agriculturist or housekeeper. Many receipts that have never before appeared in print in this country. Some of the topics covered are: Preventing Abortion, Antidote for Arsenic, Cure for Asthma, Improving the flavor 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, Preventing Night-mares, Pills for Painful Menstruation, Gathering and Preserving Roots, Strawberry Wine, Toilet Soap, Vegetable Rouge for Complexion, and Water-proof Cloth. 359 pages. Cover soiled with bumps and chips to corners and spine ends. Moderate foxing to pages. Some light professional work on hinges. Scarce title.
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