c1850 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT APOTHECARY'S BOOK OF PERSONAL, HOUSEHOLD AND FARM CURES, SALVES, RECIPES AND REMEDIES

By: Alfred Buckingham Cuspley

Price: $1,255.99

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On offer is a British Apothecary's handwritten manuscript book, 5 x 8 inches with approximately 98 pages of recipes [receipts], remedies, cures, salves, potions, oils etc. for household and personal needs, plus a handwritten index and a list of suppliers. The name Alfred Buckingham Cuspley is written on the first page. While undated the book most certainly pre-dates 1858 as evidenced by a currency converter pasted into the back of the book which refers to Canadian £ Sterling which was replaced in 1858. The majority of recipes are for medicinal cures, health and beauty products and perfumes. There are also a few wine recipes, cures for horses etc. Some examples: Bears Grease, Violet Powder, Cholera Mixture, Sun Burn Lotion, Milk of Roses, Horse Cough Ball, Myrhh Gargle, Sir Charles Clarke's Digestive Dinner Pills, Sea Sick Pills, Face Rouge, Bug Poison, Arsenical Soap, Bay Rum, Hendrie's Perfumes (3 pages), Poultry Spice, Volatile Essence, Pepsine Wine +++.Split to spine covering. Remains of metal clasp. Marks to a few pages but good clean condition overall.

Title: c1850 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT APOTHECARY'S BOOK OF PERSONAL, HOUSEHOLD AND FARM CURES, SALVES, RECIPES AND REMEDIES

Author Name: Alfred Buckingham Cuspley

Categories: Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 19th Century Manuscript, 19th Century Rare Book,

Publisher: ENGLAND UK GREAT BRITAIN, 1850

Book Condition: Good

Type: Manuscript

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 0001036

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