The Detroit Free Press Publishing Company: Detroit, (1881). Hardcover. Very Good. Item #21-2441
Illus., 8.5 x 5.5", gilt dec green cloth, gilt lettering, 644pp. Covers worn and rubbed (especially spine tips), numbers on ffeps, blindstamp, page edges spotted, front inner hinge cracked/cover loose, a few edge tears, light soiling else good. Some of the chapters in Part I: Aeolian Harps, Cork Work, Crystallizations, Fish Scale Flowers, Antidotes For Poisoning, Taxidermy. Part II is devoted to cookery. Some of the recipes: Matrimonies, Jolly Boys, Cream of Tartar Drink, Fish Mayonnaise, Stewed Pigeons, Frogs And Tomatoes, Fried Celery. Perfect gift for a bride, right Tara? Fourth edition.