The Grocer's Manual, A guide book for the information and use of grocers...Third Thousand.

St. Louis, Missouri: American Grocer Publishing Association, 1879.

Small octavo (19 x 12.5 cm.), 312 pages. Index. Second Edition, stated "Third Thousand"; the preface includes an amendment for the second edition; first published in July, 1878. A small but encyclopedic work on all types of goods sold by the grocer, from apples to axle grease, cider to cigars. The author includes a section on Adulteration, advising that informed grocers (informed by reading this volume of course) can avoid adulterated goods. Clean and sound; in original brown cloth, gilt-titled at the spine. Light wear at extremities, cloth a bit faded. Near very good.

Price: $50.00