Valuable Secrets in Arts, Trades, &c., Selected from the Best Authors. And Adapted to the Situation of the United States.

Valuable Secrets in Arts, Trades, &c., Selected from the Best Authors. And Adapted to the Situation of the United States.

New York: Published by Evert Duyckinck, 1809. Hardcover. Item #22660

380pp + 18pp index. Contemporary full calf with red leather label lettered in gold on the spine. Includes sections on the art of engraving; on metals; on the composition of varnishes; on manufacturing glass; on colors and painting; on gilding; on casting in moulds; on the secrets of wine, liquors and essential oils; on the confectionary business; on the art of preparing snuff; on taking out spots and stains; on distilling and on brewing. Also includes essays on domestic and rural economy, agriculture, medical receipts and more. Several owners' names on endpapers and flyleafs, leather is well worn, text block is foxed throughout. A good+ copy. Sabin 98401. ; Octavo.

Price: $250.00