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600 Recipes Worth Their Weight in Gold (see description)

By: Marquart, John

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, John E .Potter and Company: 1867

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16492

Condition: Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


This book was evidently desgned to cover anything a late 19th century homemaker needed to know. The subtitle tells it all: including receipts for cooking, making preserves, perfumery, cordials, ice creams, inks, paints, dyes of all kinds, cider, vinegar, wines, spirits, whiskey, brandy, gin, etc., and how to make imitations of all kinds of liquors : together with valuable gauging tables : the collections, testing, and improvements on the receipts extending over a period of thirty years. There seems to be an emphasis on alcoholic preparations. This is a fascinating book. Condition is G+, wi... View more info