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SCOTT, William   

  • House book
  • Subjects: receipts,

    • 1. The house book; or, family chronicle of useful knowledge, and cottage physician: combining medicine, cookery, diet, general economy, health, sea-bathing, gardening, manufactures, arts, &c. &c. with the various branches of domestic concerns; including upwards of a thousand select recipes and prescriptions, from the best authorities; and a variety of other important information, for the use of families, invalids and convalescents. Edited by William Scott, M.D.
      22.0 x 13.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv-xvi [1] 2-614   frontis engr  
      GB:   *LWel  
      US:   DCLC  

      With index.
      The frontispiece engraving is signed "Cruikshank'.
      A description of this work in a bookseller's catalogue mentions a coloured plate of the herb vervain, which was not in the copy I saw.

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