Hamlin's Formulae, or Every druggist his own perfumer. Comprising a collection of valuable formulas for the manufacture of perfumery, flavoring extracts, essences, lily whites, face washes, hair tonics, tonic elixirs, toilet waters, colognes and many other valuable recipes.

Baltimore: E.B. Read & Son, 1885.

Octavo (20 x 13 cm.), 141, [3] pages, interleaved with blanks for notes, so really [246] pages. Advertising matter at rear. Index. FIRST EDITION. There was also a simultaneously issued 48-page extract in wrappers. While emphasizing perfume in the title, this collection of commercial and useful recipes, has sections that include: Tinctures, Extracts, Pomades, Sachets, Face Washes, Tooth Powders, Fancy Elixirs, Soda Syrups, Wines & Liquors, Bouquets, Cosmetiques, Mineral Waters, Inks, and Colored Fires. And don't forget the Celebrated New Orleans Mead! Some light soil throughout. In publisher's stiff, cloth covered boards, gilt titled on the front panel. With an ownership stamp on the title page and a few other pages, "Emsworth Pharmacy, Emsworth, PA". [OCLC locates sixteen copies (and one copy of the 48 page version in wrappers)].

Price: $750.00

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