New York. 1809. 380pp. plus 10pp. (of 20pp.) of index. Lacks final ten pages of index. Contemporary calf. Rubbed, spine extremities worn. Uniformly tanned. Good. Item #WRCAM17935
A useful compendium of trade secrets covering most fields of interest. Includes 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. RINK 163. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 19085.