Secretos Raros de Artes y Oficios
Mexico: M. Villanueva, 1863.
Third Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #CAT000739
2 volumes in red leather backed marbled boards - boards worn, a touch of foxing here and there but generally fine internally. Previous owner's stamps on endpapers, 557, xxii pp; 685, 24, xxxv pp.
Listed as the third edition, no earlier editions located in OCLC. Two copies of an 1868 edition, one 1869, two 1871. An exhaustive book of secrets, covering minor medicine, household tips, paints, varnishes, and hundreds of tips for food and drinks. Lots of information on distillation (including, appropriate for a book of secrets, the medieval mulled wine ypocras). Long section of desserts in volume two. Size: 12mo . 2-volume set (complete). Text is in Spanish. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Spanish Language; Medicine & Health. Inventory No: CAT000739.