ANON. HAND-WRITTEN RECIPE BOOK
Title Mid-Nineteenth Century Vellum Bound Hand-Written Veterinary and Medicinal Chemist's Manuscript Recipe Book.
Publisher No date (c.1840)
Seller ID 82852
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.
SCIENTIFIC, TECHNICAL and MEDICAL 19th century manuscript recipe book hand-written early veternary animal husbandry