Tuesday, 26 August 2014

House-Keeper's Guide and Indian Doctor

The title of this book says it all....

The house-keepers' guide and Indian doctor : containing the very best directions for making all kinds of ice creams, preserves, jellies, perfumery, and essences, fancy and plain soaps, and an excellent system on the treatment of the hair : the best method of cleaning brass, marble, mahogany furniture, cutlery, carpets, &c. &c. : also, a complete system of genuine Indian doctoring, to which is added directions for letter writing under various circumstances : the book closes with the celebrated chemical washing recipe."

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