Ladies' indispensable assistant. Being a companion for the sister, mother, and wife. Containing more information for the price than any other work upon the subject. ... best directions for the behavior and etiquette of ladies and gentlemem, ladies' toliette 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. Thus enabling each person to become his or her own physician: to which is added one of the best systems of cookery ever published; many of these recipes are entirely new and should be in the possession of every person in the land

New York: Published at 128 Nassau-Street, 1853. 8vo, pp. [10], 7-72, 7-48, 121-138; original blind-stamped brown cloth; gilt ornament on upper cover; spine cloth missing; extremities rubbed and worn; spine perished; light foxing; otherwise good and sound. Apparently, a composite volume of three different texts from past publications. A large portion of the text is comprised of instructions for homeopathic remedies, as well as an index describing the medicinal properties of various items found in nature. Item #57013

Price: $40.00

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