The Household Cyclopedia of General Information, Containing Over Ten Thousand Receipts in all the Useful and Domestic Arts; Constituting a Complete and Practical Library Relating to: agriculture, angling, bees, bleaching, book-keeping, brewing, cotton, culture, crocheting, carving, cholera, cooking, calico prlnting, confectionary, cements, chemical receipts, cosmetics, diseases, dairy, dentistry, dialysis, decalcomanie, dyeing, distillation, enamelling,engraving, electro plating, electrotyping, fish culture, farriery, food, flower gardening, fireworks, gas metres, gilding, glass, health, horsemanship, inks, jeweller's paste, knitting, knots, lithography, mercantile calculations, medicine, miscellaneous receipts, metallurgy, mezzotints, oil colors, oils, paintings, perfumery, pastry, petroleum, pickling, poisons and antidotes, potichomania, proof reading, pottery, preserving, photography, pyrotechnics, rural and domestic economy, sugar raising, silvering, scouring, silk and silk worms, sorghum, tobacco culture, tanning, trees, telegraphing, varnishes, vegetable gardening, weights and measures, wines, etc. etc. -
1883 - T. Ellwood Zell, Philadelphia - Second Edition
With 262 illustrations (35 plates). In addition to recipes, this books covers practically everything you need to know at home, as can be clearly seen from the title. Bound in later green half-calf.