Item #05774 Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts in all the Useful and Domestic Arts:. Colin MACKENZIE.
Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts in all the Useful and Domestic Arts:
Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts in all the Useful and Domestic Arts:
Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts in all the Useful and Domestic Arts:
Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts in all the Useful and Domestic Arts:
Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts in all the Useful and Domestic Arts:
Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts in all the Useful and Domestic Arts:
Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts in all the Useful and Domestic Arts:
Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts in all the Useful and Domestic Arts:
Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts in all the Useful and Domestic Arts:
Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts in all the Useful and Domestic Arts:
Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts in all the Useful and Domestic Arts:

Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts in all the Useful and Domestic Arts:

Philadelphia [&] Pittsburgh: James Kay, Jun. and Brother; C.H. Kay & Co.,, 1829. Item #05774

A Compendium of Practical Knowledge

MACKENZIE, Colin. Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts in all the Useful and Domestic Arts: Constituting A Complete Practical Library relative to [and including] Agriculture, Bees, Calico printing, Carving at table, Cements, Confectionary, Cookery, Crayons, Dairy, Diseases, Distilation, Dying, Enamelling, Engraving, Farriery, Food, Gardening, Gilding, Glass, Health, Inks, &c, Jewellers pastes, Lithography, Medicines, Metallergy, Oil colours, Oils, Painting, Pastry, Perfumery, Pickling, Pottery, Preserving, Scouring, Silk, Silk worms, Silvering, Tanning, Trees of all kinds, Varnishing, Water colours, Wines, &c, &c, &c. A new American from the latest London Edition. With numerous and important additions generally; and the medical part carefully revised and adapted to the climate of the U. States; and also a new and most copious index by an American Physician. Philadelphia: James Kay, Jun. and Brother… Pittsburgh: C.H. Kay & Co., [1829].

Fourth American edition. Octavo (8 5/8 x 5 1/2 inches; 220 x 140 mm.). Text printed in double columns. [1]-455. [1, blank] pp. Pages 419-425 contain 26 woodcut illustrations. Several gatherings quite browned, some foxing and staining throughout.

Contemporary tree calf, smooth spine, decoratively tooled in gilt in compartments, red morocco label lettered in gilt, inner hinges strengthened. Top of spine expertly repaired.

Pages 419-425 "Instructions in the Art of Carving" contain twenty-six wood engravings showing various meats and fish.

Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts serves as a compendium of practical knowledge for 19th-century households, covering a wide spectrum of subjects. It reflects the practical concerns and interests of individuals during that period, offering insights into domestic and agricultural practices, culinary arts, health, and various useful arts.

Bitting p.299; Cagle 505 Oxford p. 152 (citing the 1823 London edition).

Price: $450.00

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