Van Cleve's Receipts: Being Secret Knowledge Disclosed; or, A Plain Way to Wealth. Comprising a Collection of About 1900 Rare and Practical English and American Receipts, Etc.

Philadelphia: The Author, (1873). First edition. 8vo; 235 pp. Wear to top of spine; else a good copy in original cloth. It's a rare book that includes both a recipe for Drogheda Usquebaugh and a table for the shrinkage of iron castings, and this is the book. Many hundreds of recipes [receipts] for the use of dyers, druggists, bartenders, grocers, mechanics, painters, jewelers and metalworkers, farmers, etc. An amusing compendium of delicious cocktails, practical formulas, and untrustworthy information. Item #010595

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