Mexico: Juan Navarro, 1853.
First Edition. Hardcover (Imitation Leather). Good Condition. Item #CAT000902
2 volumes rebound in modern quarter leather, covers scuffed. Dampstains to first quarter of both volumes, heavier early on then fading but never obscuring text, small tear in gutter to title page to volume 2. Browning to text block. 758pp; 616pp. 1853-54
Arranged alphabetically and well indexed, the Enciclopedia Doméstica is comprehensive and wide ranging covering medicine, food, rural economy, science and everything in between. Dagueerotypes, livestock castration, fritters, artichokes, distillation, ice cream, the nature of fire, lithography, ham, wine, zebras. Just 4 copies in OCLC. Volume one is A-C and Vol two D-Z (c is exceptionally well covered). Though it says it is "extracted from the best French authors" most of the encyclopedia seems geared towards the New World. Size: 4to. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Farming & Rural Life. Inventory No: CAT000902.