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The Domestic Dyer: Being Receipts for Dying Cotton and Linen, Hot and Cold

By: N/A

Price: $180.00

Publisher: New-England, Printed For Domestic Press: 1811

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2581


In wraps; stitched at spine, barely holding pages together. Insect losses to rear wrap at hinge. Foxing to front cover. No markings within interior. See image. Last recorded offering a later edition was Goodspeed catalogued 1906.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 12 pages View more info

A New Collection of Genuine Receipts for The Preparation and Execution of Curious Arts, and Interesting Experiments, Medical and Miscellaneous, Domestic and Agricultural; Which are well explained, and warranted genuine, and may be performed easily, safely, and at little expense. To which is added, a complete and much approved system of dyeing, In all its varieties.

By: N/A

Price: $255.00

Publisher: Concord, N.H., Fisk and Chase: 1831

Seller ID: 2583


Very scarce Concord edition. Quarter calf; marbled boards. Walnut ink stains to title page and page 3; Ink doodling and portraits to fly sheets. 5.5 in. x 3.5 in.; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 102; [vi] pages View more info

The Dyer and Colour Maker's Companion: Containing Upwards of Two Hundred Receipts for Making Colours on the Most Approved Principles, for all the Various Styles and Fabrics now in Existence Together with The Scouring Process, and Plain Directions for Preparing, Washing-off, and Finishing the Goods

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry C. Baird: 1850

Seller ID: 2631


Embossed dark green cloth boards with gilt title to front cover. A clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Oblong 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 104;8 pages View more info

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Receipts. Autographed Manuscript Recipe Book for Horses and Humans

By: Anonymous

Price: $400.00

Publisher: c. 1840

Seller ID: 885


includes recipes for cures for "Consumption," "Snake Bite," "Mortification," "Antidote to Poison," "King's-evil," as well as cures for Horse ailments, instructions for taming a wild horse, aalso recipes for "Ginger-Cake", "Cheap Bread," "Economical White Paint," and methods "To destroy crickets," "To take Iron moulds out of linen," "To dress skins with hair on," "To preserve an... View more info

The Edna Lewis Cookbook

By: Edna Lewis and Evangeline Peterson

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Compnay, Inc.: 1972

Seller ID: 2231


A nice clean copy in dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 198 pages View more info

From Julia Child's Kitchen

By: Julia Child

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2339


1st edition. Inscribed by author: "Bon appetit, Julia Child" & signed by the photographer, Paul Child on front fly. Some foxing to fly; see image. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvi; 687; xxvi pages; Signed by Author View more info

The British Housewife: Or, The Cook, Housekeeper's and Gardiner's Companion. Calculated for the Service both of London and the Country; and directing what is necessary to be done in the Providing for, Conducting, and Managing a Family throughout the Year.

By: Martha Bradley

Price: $550.00

Publisher: London, S . Crowder and H. Woodgate: 1760

Seller ID: 2256


Printed for S. Crowder and H. Woodgate. Front and back boards detached. Five raised bands to spine. Contains frontispiece of the "Compleat English Cook". ; 10 mo; 752 pages View more info

The Young Mill-Wright and Miller's Guide illustrated by Twenty-eight Descriptive Plates. The Tenth Edition with Additions and Corrections by Thomas P. Jones... and a Description of an Improved Merchant Flour-Mill with engravings, by C. & O. Evans....

By: Oliver Evans & Thomas P. Jones

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lea & Blanchard: 1840

Edition: Tenth

Seller ID: 1393


28 plates--some of which are folding. Includes four pages of Lea & Blanchard advertisements. Original full-calf ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 392 pages View more info

The Vine Dresser's Theoretical and Practical Manual, or the art of Cultivating the Vine; and Making Wine, Brandy, and Vinegar

By: Thibaut de Berneaud

Price: $650.00

Publisher: New York, P. Canfield: 1829

Seller ID: 2157


From the 2d French ed., by the translator of Le Solitaire, Le notti romani, &c. Stains, tape residue; lacks front blank fly & spine covering. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 157,IV pages View more info

Image for A Treatise of Domestic Medicine, Intended for Families, In which the Treatment of Common Disorders are Alphabetically Enumerated. To Which is Added, A Practical System of Domestic Cookery, Describing the Best, Most Economical, and Most Wholesome Methods  of Dressing Victuals; Intended for the Use of Families who do not affect magnificence in their style of living. Also, the Art of Preserving all kinds of animal and vegetable substances for many years.

A Treatise of Domestic Medicine, Intended for Families, In which the Treatment of Common Disorders are Alphabetically Enumerated. To Which is Added, A Practical System of Domestic Cookery, Describing the Best, Most Economical, and Most Wholesome Methods of Dressing Victuals; Intended for the Use of Families who do not affect magnificence in their style of living. Also, the Art of Preserving all kinds of animal and vegetable substances for many years.

By: Thomas Cooper; M. Appert

Price: $460.00

Publisher: Reading, George Getz: 1824

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2452


Front board detached. Chips and wear to spine. Significant foxing throughout. 3 plates; Plate 1: "Economical Cooking apparatus for the Kitchens of Private Families"; Plate 2 illustrates sections of Beef, Veal, Mutton, Venison & Pork; Plate 3 illustrates direction for carving different meats. ; Front board detached. Chips and wear to spine. Rear board loose. Cellophane tape residue to cover, fly and title. Foxing throughout. 3 plates; Plate 1: "Economical Coo... View more info