LADIES' INDISPENSABLE ASSISTANT...Here Are The Very Best Directions For The Behavior And Etiquette Of Ladies And Gentlemen...A Great Variety Of Valuable Recipes...Family Medicine...Cookery

F.J. Dow: New York, 1851. Item #99-7646

Illus., 8.5 x 5.5", green boards, red cloth spine, text block becoming detached from covers, free endpapers have light pencil notes and are becoming detached, contents are foxed with light staining else good, text block is still tight. Not too much on etiquette, majority is on recipes for medicine and food. There are cures for Cholera Morbus, Smallpox, Cancer, St. Anthony's Fire, King's Evil. For something more cheerful there are recipes for Sugar Ginger Bread, New York Cupcake, roasting a pig, Oyster Mouth Soup. "Many Of These Recipes Are Entirely New And Should Be In The Possession Of Every Person In The Land."

Price: $95.00

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