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[PHARMACY; MANUSCRIPT; CALDER VALLEY]. . [Useful Hints - Remedies In Sickness Inc. Poem By Cloudesly, Hugh pseud. John Wrigglesworth, The Calder Valley Poet].

  • £12000

[Halifax, UK?]: [1901?]
8vo, 16cm, c.30ff of recipes over a c.78ff text block.. Original black card covers (a little rubbed & scuffed).

A highly legible manuscript household remedies book c.1901 with two or three other entries c.1933 in a differing hand, with remedy recipes for all from acne, scalp wounds, diarrhoea, grease removal and ink stains, rat extermination, cat scratch, teeth whitening to warts treatments and cleaning silk stockings. Contains a loosely inserted unrecorded bifolium with the printed text of Calder Valley Poet John Wrigglesworth’s poem on the death of Queen Victoria. A very good copy (light spotting to first three leaves). [Ref: 1690]

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