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The Universal Receipt Book, Or Practical Library. by Family Library #53091


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ItemID:53091

Title:The Universal Receipt Book, Or Practical Library

Author:Family Library

Publisher:

Date:[1824]

Booktype:Hardback

Size:15 x 14 cm

Description:Iv, 827 pages, a fascinating ninteenth century volume containing sections on: metallurgy, varnishing, oil and water colours, artist's oil colour, water colour, crayons, painting on glass, engraving, dying, brewing, distllation, cookery, preserving, medicine, horticulture, husbandry, economy, glass and other topics with an index at the back, publisher's advert at the end, 5000 receipts (recipes)

Binding:Red leather, gilt titles

Condition:Front boards detached and rear very loose, crack down spine and loss at head, rubbed at spine and edges of boards, title page missing, few pages loose but textblock complete, in fair condition

Jacket:N/A

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