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The British jewel, or Complete housewife's best companion : Containing I.A number of the most useful and uncommon receipts in cookery, with the manner of trussing poultry, rabits, hares, &c. illustrated with curious cuts, shewing how each is to be trussed. II. The best and most fashionable receipts for all manner of pastry, pickling, &c. with some general rules to be observed therein. III. Directions for making all sorts of English wines, shrub, vinegar, varjuice, catchup, sauces, soups, jellies, &c. IV. A table to cast up expences by the day, week, month or year. V. Every man his own physician ; a valuable collection of the most approved receipts for the cure of most disorders incident to human bodies, from the most eminent English physicians. VI. The manner of preparing the elixir of life, turlington's balsam, Fryar's balsam, the court or lady's black sticking plaster, lip-salve, lady york's receipt to preserve from the small-pox or plague, &c. the royal patent snuff for the head and eyes ; Dr. Braken's powder for the teeth, a secret for the cure of the tooth ach, a speedy method to destroy warts or corns, &c. VII. Directions for destroying rats, mice, eugs, fleas, &c. with a choice variety of useful family receipts. Together with a method of restoring to life people drowned, or in any other manner suffocated, to which is added the complete farrier, being the method of buying, selling, managing, &c. and of the diseases and cures incident to horses. Preview this item
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The British jewel, or Complete housewife's best companion : Containing I.A number of the most useful and uncommon receipts in cookery, with the manner of trussing poultry, rabits, hares, &c. illustrated with curious cuts, shewing how each is to be trussed. II. The best and most fashionable receipts for all manner of pastry, pickling, &c. with some general rules to be observed therein. III. Directions for making all sorts of English wines, shrub, vinegar, varjuice, catchup, sauces, soups, jellies, &c. IV. A table to cast up expences by the day, week, month or year. V. Every man his own physician ; a valuable collection of the most approved receipts for the cure of most disorders incident to human bodies, from the most eminent English physicians. VI. The manner of preparing the elixir of life, turlington's balsam, Fryar's balsam, the court or lady's black sticking plaster, lip-salve, lady york's receipt to preserve from the small-pox or plague, &c. the royal patent snuff for the head and eyes ; Dr. Braken's powder for the teeth, a secret for the cure of the tooth ach, a speedy method to destroy warts or corns, &c. VII. Directions for destroying rats, mice, eugs, fleas, &c. with a choice variety of useful family receipts. Together with a method of restoring to life people drowned, or in any other manner suffocated, to which is added the complete farrier, being the method of buying, selling, managing, &c. and of the diseases and cures incident to horses.

Publisher: London : Printed and sold by J. Miller, at the Blue Anchor in Mint Street, near St. George's Church, Southwark, 1769.
Series: Eighteenth century collections online.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
OCLC Number: 508144953
Notes: Reproduction of original from Library of Congress.
Description: 1 online resource (104 pages, plates).
Series Title: Eighteenth century collections online.
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