LADIES' INDISPENSIBLE ASSISTANT Being A Companion For The Sister, Mother And Wife...Directions For Managing Canary Birds...Instructions For Ladies Under Various Circumstances...Valuable Recipes, Forming A Complete System Of Family Medicine...Enabling Each Person To Become His Or Her Own Physician: To Which Is Added One Of The Best Systems Of Cookery...

F.J. Dow: NY, 1850. Hardcover. Good. Item #21-4949

8.5 x 5.5", green boards, black cloth spine, vi, 72, (1)-48, (121)-136. Disbound, lacks most of spine, covers well worn, soiled, stained, loose/detached signatures, scattered smudging/foxing, light staining at rear. There should be two more pages 137-138 but NUC indicates that they "are wanting". There are cures for rickets, asthma, typhus, drowning, cancer; a section on medicinal properties of plants; recopies for curry powder, conserving roses, dried salmon; etiquette; needlework and much more. SCARCE. FIRST EDITION. Sold as is.

Price: $45.00

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