The Family Receipt Book Containing Eight Hundred Valuable Receipts in Various Branches of Domestic Economy Selected from the works of the most approved writers, Ancient and Modern; and from the Attested Communications of Scientific Friends
Pittsburgh: Randolph Barnes, 1811. Second American Edition. Brown leather, title in red. Very good. 408 pages. 18 x 11 cm. "To assist the good House Wife--the honest Farmer--the ingenious mechanic--and the various artisans, both useful and ornamental." Chapters include: Agriculture, Angling/Fishing, Useful Arts, Bird Catching, Bleaching, Books, Brewing and Management of Malt Liquors, Building, Canary Birds, Cattle, Cements, Clothes, Curiosities, Dairy, Distilling, Domestic Economy, Drawing, Drowning, Dying, Pleasing Experiments, Farriery, Fire, Fire Arms, Fire-Works, Gardening/Botany, Health, Ink, Paint/Paintings/Management of Colours, Perfume/Cosmetics, Rats, Spots or Stains, Timber, Varnishes, Efficacious Remedies for Destroying Vermin, Water, Wines, Writing, Miscellaneous Receipts. Pages toned, spine at tail end missing 1/2 cm. [LOWENSTEIN 83]. a (Inventory #: 1849)
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