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Dr. Chase's Recipes; or, information for everybody; an invaluable collection of about eight hundred practical recipes for merchants, grocers, saloon keepers, physicians, druggists, tanners, show makers, harness makers, painters...
Ann Arbor, Michigan: R.A. Beal, 1870. Thick duodecimo, xxix, [2], 34-384 pages. Frontispiece woodcut portrait of Dr. Chase, plus three additional plates. Later printing of Chase's famous household receipt collection. Eight hundred or so recipes for medical, nursing and convalescent concoctions, with cooking, baking, veterinary, household, agricultural and bee-keeping. In gilt- and blind-decorated green cloth with edgewear and general soiling; first leaf of plates with significant edgewear. Contemporary ownership signature... (Item #5301)
Price: $75.00
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Memorial Edition, Dr. Chase's Third Last and Complete Receipt Book and Household Physician.
Detroit: F.B. Dickerson, 1898. Thick octavo, 865 pages. Later printing of this final expanded version of Dr. Chase's famous household receipt collection. Thousands of recipes for medical, nursing and convalescent concoctions, with cooking, baking, veterinary, household, agricultural and bee-keeping. Small bit of discoloration to foot of spine, otherwise very near fine, in publisher's decorated maroon cloth. (Item #2612)
Price: $90.00
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Intestinal Ills: Chronic Constipation, Indigestion, Autogenetic Poisons, Diarrhea, Piles, etc , Also Auto-infection, Auto-intoxication, Anemia, Emaciation, etc. due to Prcotitis and Colitis.
New York: Knickerbocker Press, 1902. Small octavo (20 x 13 cm.), xvi, 244 pages. An early printing (the first was issued in 1901), of this influential work on "The keynote of this book is Proctitis, inflammation of the anal and rectal canals" (page xv). Much of this text appeared originally in various issues of Health, N.Y. and Omega, N.Y. between 1898 and 1900. Jamison was an 1878 graduate of the... (Item #6313)
Price: $120.00
Intestinal Ills: Chronic Constipation, Indigestion, Autogenetic Poisons, Diarrhea, Piles, etc , Also Auto-infection, Auto-intoxication, Anemia, Emaciation, etc. due to Prcotitis and Colitis. Alcinous B. Jamison M. D., Burton.
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The Cook's Oracle. Containing Receipts for Plain Cookery, on the Most Economical Plan for Private Families... A New Edition. [Facsimile]
New York: Cuisinarts;, [1970] 1831. Duodecimo in wrappers (17.5 x 11 cm.), 59 pages. Facsimile edition of the 1831 London Cadell edition of Kitchiner's famous work. Includes a new biographical portrait of the author, as well as a new index and glossary of unfamiliar cooking terms in the original. Fine in publisher's black-titled brown, limp cloth wrappers. (Item #6554)
Price: $15.00
The Cook's Oracle. Containing Receipts for Plain Cookery, on the Most Economical Plan for Private Families... A New Edition. [Facsimile]. M. D. William Kitchiner.
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Drinking Cups and Their Customs. Second Edition.
London: John Van Vorst, Paternaster Row, 1869. Octavo, 62 pages + ads. Color frontispiece. Second edition. "A collection of recipes for the brewing of compound drinks, technically termed 'Cups'" (Preface). Some darkening to edges of boards, otherwise fine. Quite scarce in the marketplace. [Noling Beverage Literature, page 348]. (Item #2548)
Price: $200.00
Drinking Cups and Their Customs. Second Edition. G. E. & H. M. D. Porter Roberts.
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The American Book of Cookery: Containing more than five hundred receipts in every variety of cookery never before published. Together with the family cleanser and dyer.
Boston: Published by J.B. Hall, No. 15 Brattle Street, 1853. Duodecimo, 110, [2], pages. Later printing, originally issued in 1850. With an extensive section on washing, scouring and receipts for various cleaning fluids. Soiling throughout, paper repair to title page. Rear portion of original wrapper bound-in. In modern case binding, covered with a lavender-colored marbled paper. Generally near very good. [OCLC locates twenty-two copies of all printings]. (Item #4843)
Price: $100.00
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The American Book of Cookery: Containing more than five hundred receipts in every variety of cookery never before published. Together with the family cleanser and dyer, Being a Complete Treatise on the Art of Cleaning and Dying Clothing and Goods of Every Description; Adapted to the Use of Families. Also, a New Theory and Practice of Family Medicine, Never before Offered to the Public, the Receipts of Which Cost More Than $500; and the New Mode of Washing, with Receipts for Making the Popular Washing Fluids Now in Use, and Sold at a High Price. [cover title: New American Book of Cookery, and the Housekeeper's Assistant].
Boston: Published by J.B. Hall, No. 15 Brattle Street, 1853. Duodecimo, 110, [2] pages. Final leaf contains "Table of Contents of the American Ladies' Memorial". First edition, second printing; originally issued in 1850. This work is divided in to four parts: recipes; family cleanser and dyer; family medicine; and new theory of washing. Includes recipes for various cleaning fluids. Soiled throughout, and with some damp-staining and dog-ears, but text block... (Item #5798)
Price: $90.00
The American Book of Cookery: Containing more than five hundred receipts in every variety of cookery never before published. Together with the family cleanser and dyer, Being a Complete Treatise on the Art of Cleaning and Dying Clothing and Goods of Every Description; Adapted to the Use of Families. Also, a New Theory and Practice of Family Medicine, Never before Offered to the Public, the Receipts of Which Cost More Than $500; and the New Mode of Washing, with Receipts for Making the Popular Washing Fluids Now in Use, and Sold at a High Price. [cover title: New American Book of Cookery, and the Housekeeper's Assistant]. H. B. Skinner M. D., Henry Burchstead Skinner.
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An Account of the Foxglove, and Some of its Medical Uses: with remarks on dropsy and other diseases.
London: Broomsleigh Press, n.d. Octavo, 207 pages. Folding frontispiece. Number 70 of 250 copies. Facsimile of the first edition, originally published in Birmingham by Swinney in 1785. A classic of medical history, one of the first clinical trials of a drug. Withering used Digitalis Purpurea, or foxglove, to treat congestive heart failure. Some soiling to grey cloth covered boards, otherwise near fine. Printed on a thick, laid paper. (Item #2661)
Price: $150.00
An Account of the Foxglove, and Some of its Medical Uses: with remarks on dropsy and other diseases. William M. D. Withering.