New York. 1816. 317 [erroneously numbered 139] pp. plus index. Contemporary marbled calf. Calf rubbed, spine extremities bit worn. Minor soiling. Else a very good copy. Item #WRCAM16414
A useful compendium of trade secrets covering most fields of interest, including advice on engraving, cements, colored stones, paper, gilding, the confectionery business, removing stains, the art of making snuff, etc. Contains recipes for making different kinds of varnish, glue, ink, and vinegars, with various essays on rural and domestic economy, as well as a chapter on the "Secrets Relative to Wine." SABIN 98401. LOWENSTEIN 75. RINK 177. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 39655.