Hutchins’ Receipt Book: Containing valuable and choice receipts, many of which were never before published : Highly interesting to every one, and should be in every family : To which is added important information concerning cephalalgia or headache, a remedy to this terrible disease, and finally a cure.

[Springfield, Mass.]: Samuel Bowles & Company, Printers, 1862.

Booklet in cord-sewn wrappers (17.5 x 11.5 cm.), 1-26 pages. Illustrated. Title and publication data from wrapper. At head of wrapper title, "Price 10 Cents". Publication date from wrapper; prefatory note, page [1] signed, "H. Hutchins. Springfield, Mass., May, 1860"; copyright date of 1858 from head of page 1. Evident Second Edition; the original was published in Boston in 1858 and printed by Bazin & Chandler. Promotional literature for proprietary remedies manufactured by H. Hutchins, including Hutchins' Headache Pills and Hutchins' Hair Dye. Light foxing throughout and some leaves dog eared. In publisher's black-titled, pale salmon wrappers with decorative border. Small ownership stamp of Rhode Island's Pettaquamscutt Historical Society. Rear wrapper panel has a small portrait of H. Hutchins giving a pack of pills to a man who is clearly suffering from a headache. Near very good. Scarce. [OCLC records one copy dated 1862 (Wellcome Library); an additional two copies indicated as 1858 and others later; not in Lowenstein].

Price: $150.00