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1 ANON. HAND-WRITTEN RECIPE BOOK Mid-Nineteenth Century Vellum Bound Hand-Written Veterinary and Medicinal Chemist's Manuscript Recipe Book.
No date (c.1840) 
Vellum bound ruled household book with marbled edges and endpapers and brass clasp which is mostly filled with hand-written in ink recipes for a variety of farm animal ailments and colours for shows. Includes indexes for colours and stains plus separate index for diseases of Horned Cattle at the start of the volumes. Pages [numbered by hand] 1-72 are mostly filled with dye recipes and recipes to cure humans, from page 109-142 are varnishes, dyes and stains. Pages 148 - 200 have medicines for cattle and horses. 201 - 251 are blank and there are a few odd blank sheets in between the hand-written sheets. Vellum boards slightly bowed and soiled otherwise a very clean and sound copy of a unique volume. 82852 
Price: 1000.00 GBP
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