17th March 2021
MANUSCRIPT. [A hand-written list of recipes, cures and potions by Charles Waite, apothecary. N.p: 1859.] 207pp., manuscript, 8vo (177 x 115mm.) Numbered pages in a single legible hand detailing cures, potions and recipes with a 20pp. index at front, several blank leaves to rear. (Browning, minor soiling, rear endpaper loose, pencil and ink annotation to rear leaves.) Original half morocco boards (worn). Note: contains a 'lotion for stiff-dry hair', 'Colombo water- a safe stimulant for a languid appetite', a 'varnish for old books' and instructions for making imitation tortoiseshell.
Hammer price: £150
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