Author(s): George Lowell Austin
c. 1850 Green embossed boards with gold relief. Foxing to most pages and some binding loose but no missing pages.
A veritable bible of everything from medical, veterinary, food , cleaning, business and trades and described at the time as "The Indispensable Handbook" Charming B&W engravings and illustrations. A fascinating insight into mid 19th century America.
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