ALL VARIETIES OF FORMULAS, RECIPES - INCLUDING FERMENTED LIQUORS, PORTER, ALE, NUMEROUS VARIATIONS OF BEERS AND WINES

BEMAN, David. THE MYSTERIES OF TRADE, OR THE GREAT SOURCE OF WEALTH; CONTAINING RECEIPTS AND PATENTS IN CHEMISTRY AND MANUFACTURING; WITH PRACTICAL OBSERVATIONS ON THE USEFUL ARTS. Boston: Printed for the Author by Wm. Bellamy, 1825. 152 pp. + errata slip tipped in at end. 8vo., strait grained morrocco with gilt and blindstamped boards, gilt spine, discreet paper spine label. Spine partially detached at head. Ex-library with usual markings. Inscription on ffep: "Francis Brinley / Roxbury Oct 23 - 1826 - Bought at auction for 25 cents by Edward Brinley"; top corner of ffep chipped. Recipes for making beer, ale, porter and wine; spirits; vinegar; bread; leather and tanning; chemical tests for gold and other metals; blacking; butter; the restoration of paintings; varnishes; curing of meats, etc. Scarce.(Kress C1374)

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