Ladies' indispensable assistant. Being a companion for the sister, mother, and wife ... Here are the very best directions for the behavior and etiquette of ladies and gentlemen, ladies' toilette table, directions for managing canary birds. Also, safe directions for the management of children ... a great variety of valuable recipes, forming a complete system of family medicine ... To which is added one of the best systems of cookery

New York: published at 128 Nassau-Street, 1852. First edition, 8vo, pp. [11], 8-72, [1], 8-48, [1], 122-138; large wood engraving on copyright page; publisher's brown cloth, gilt spine, upper hinge and joint split; light foxing. The whacky pagination is borne out by three separate tables of contents. Laid in is one printed broadsheet with more recipes, and three scraps with manuscript recipes. Lowenstein, American Cookery, 552. Item #55803

Price: $80.00

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