Dr. Leon's Family Receipt Book, on the nature, utility, and beauty if hair. Remarks relative to the treatment of young children for the housewife. Dr. Leon's celebrated preparations... With a Calendar Almanac for 1868.

Philadelphia: Ziegler & Smith, Sole Proprietors, 1867.

Booklet, stapled in wrappers (16.5 x 12 cm.), 32 pages. Illustrated. FIRST & ONLY EDITION. While an almanac, there is no evidence of other issues. A promotional almanac and recipe book, for the patent medicines produced by Dr. Leon, specifically his Infant Remedy and Electric Hair Renewer. The promotion of the remedies is interwoven with culinary and household recipes, Soft Gingerbread, Winter Herbs, An Easy Method of producing Mushrooms, Apple Fritters, Lady Cake... Light edgewear, otherwise near fine in publisher's printed, pale blue wrappers. Scarce. [OCLC locates just one copy, and no copies of issues with other dates].

Price: $150.00