Family Receipts, or Practical Guide for the Husbandman and Housewife, containing a great variety of valuable recipes, relating to Agriculture, Gardening, Brewery, Cookery, Dairy, Confectionary, Diseases, Farriery, Ingrafting, ….

A. B. Roff, Cincinnati 1831, 1st edition. 8vo, iv, 400. Bound in original full calf, gilt decorated spine, binding very worn, front board detached. Engraved frontis. & some ills. in text. Text a bit foxed, with some watermarks on the 1st 40pp. Bitting p. 28; Lowenstein 141; Cagle & Stafford 61; Imprints 6022. Barnum was editor of the "United States Agriculturist and Farmer's Reporter," which is noted by Mott (who reverses the title) as the earliest western farm journal (1831-1833). Item #10402

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