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THE USEFUL COMPANION And Artificer’s Assistant. A Complete Encyclopedia of Valuable Information, Including Thousands of Valuable Recipes, Formulas, Processes, Trade Secrets, Mathematical Calculations, Tables, &c. Of Great Service to Inventors, Model Makers, Machinists, Mechanics, Engineers, Artisans, Apprentices, Farmers, Gardeners, and the Household. By Henry B. Allen. Published in 1878 by H. B. Allen & Company, New York. 9” x 6” cloth hardcover with gilt decoration and spine title. “Illustrated with numerous Engravings and Diagrams.” 701 pages.
Condition: Exterior has wear as shown in photo including fraying and splitting of cloth at spine ends. Inner front hinge is broken, attached by some of the webbing. Text is clean and complete. Text block is firm. Page 71 has a small 2" tear at the vertical margin, otherwise no torn, detached or missing pages. Overall good for 135 years old.
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Brace yourself for THE USEFUL COMPANION AND ARTIFICER’S ASSISTANT, an incredible work consisting of SEVEN HUNDRED PAGES of valuable information and instruction. Recipes! Receipts! Formulae! Instructions! Illustrations! Diagrams! And MUCH, much more!
First published in 1876, THE USEFUL COMPANION AND ARTIFICER’S ASSISTANT is a rare 135-year-old treasury of practical, useful and long-lost recipes and how-to instructions specially prepared for householders, farmers, merchants, craftsmen and artisans, mechanics, engineers, machinists, inventors, etc.
The quantity of information this book contains is staggering. For starters:
Hundreds of delicious Cooking recipes
Dozens of medical cures, remedies and directions for administering first aid
Farm facts and fixes for horses, livestock, poultry, crops and orchards
Helpful and practical household hints
How to make all kinds of ice cream and candies
Brewing, how to make beer, wine and other alcoholic beverages
Apiary and successful bee keeping
How to make all sorts of dyes for woolens, cottons and silks
This book also offers detailed instruction in many important hobbies and pastimes of the Victorian era, an age before the invention of television, radio or telephone – a time when folks had to make their own entertainment – including:
Operation and use of the telegraph
The art of Photography, ferrotypes, tintypes, etc
The art of Oil Painting
The art of Water Color Painting
How to make artificial flowers and fruit
How to perform Taxidermy
Indoor Games and Amusements
Musical Instruction: How to tune a Piano-Forte, Organ or Melodeon
… and more!
THE USEFUL COMPANION AND ARTIFICER’S ASSISTANT is a book for both the lay person and the trained professional. It also has a well-stocked trades department, with a formidable supply of practical instructions and information for:
Groceries and mercantile businesses
Stock owners, farriers and livery keepers
Painters and wall-paper hangers
Printing and bookbinding
Masons and builders
Tailors, Milliners, Dyers, Hatters, Lace Makers, Bleachers and Renovators
Watchmakers and watchmaking
Marble and ivory workers
Gunsmiths and tinsmiths
Tanners, leather dressers and harness makers
Machinists and metal workers
The editors of THE USEFUL COMPANION AND ARTIFICER’S ASSISTANT boldly proclaim in the Preface:
This is unquestionably the largest, handsomest, and most useful book ever published for the price, and one of the most valuable ever published at any price.
No one book that has ever been published “since the world began” has contained as large an amount of general information and instruction of practical every-day use, to everybody.
It contains nearly 6,000 valuable recipes and formulaes adapted to every trade, profession and occupation in Christendom. Every farmer in the land should have a copy of this work. It contains a very large amount of information of use to them, that cannot be obtained elsewhere, in regard to horses, cattle, the dairy, planting, sowing, reaping, &c.
The House and Culinary Department has been gotten up with extreme care and attention, under the supervision of one of the best cooks and housekeepers in the land. Any housekeeper upon perusing it will find these words pleasant truths.
We call attention to the Appendix of the Household Department. These recipes are designed to assist the wives of working men especially and also to be a medium whereby young girls can be instructed in simple modes of economical cookery – a want which there is every reason to believe is greatly felt; at the same time it is hoped that it will be found useful in any household.
The Medical Department has been arranged by a physician of high standing and long and extensive experience and practice, and can be relied upon in all cases. This alone is well worth many times more than the cost of the book.
Every mechanic and every apprentice should have a copy of THE USEFUL COMPANION AND ARTIFICER’S ASSISTANT. A great variety of useful information for inventors, mechanics, &c. will be found in these pages. Much of the information contained in this work has been obtained at a large outlay and with a great deal of difficulty. Valuable trade secrets heretofore unpublished are now printed for the first time, and many of them will be found of great service.
Also, full and complete instructions are given in the arts and sciences: telegraphing … tuning the piano forte, reed organ, melodeon and seraphine … taking ferrotype, tintype and other positive pictures … making artificial flowers and fruit … leaf pressing, showing how they are made and preserved … etc.
There is also a large section for the benefit of “Grocers, Soap Chandlers, Tobacconists,” and other shopkeepers, detailing the proper care, dispensing and adulteration of commodities such as teas, coffees, tobacco, snuff and more. Also a chapter on Brewing, Wine-making, Bitters, Ales and more
But wait, there’s more! The Editors of THE USEFUL COMPANION AND ARTIFICER’S ASSISTANT were not content that readers should simply take their word for it, so they also include glowing testimonials from the press and from satisfied subscribers of the day.
See for yourself:
From Scientific American:
A handy volume of household, workshop and general information. It is well arranged and the recipes and instructions are carried down to the latest date. The compiler has covered very extensive ground. This book contains seven hundred pages of closely arranged matter.
From Newburg Journal:
This work is of an invaluable character, and a copy of it should be possessed by every one. It contains a vast amount of reliable information on a multitude of subjects, but many of the suggestions found between its covers, taken singly, will be found worth the price of the book.
It abounds in useful and important information for every one. The farmer, the mechanic, the student, the professional man and the household will find it a counselor of great value. The author has given a book, in this volume, of interest and value to all classes; no one can fail to find it of great worth. The Publishers have filled a want long felt by issuing this valuable work.
“I would not be without it for five times its cost. Everybody in the land should have one. The Cooking Recipes are splendid, and in great variety.”
“The Useful Companion was received by mail. I am more than delighted with it. The subject treating on Cage Birds alone is worth more than the price asked for the book. I have quite a number of birds, and have lost several by disease, which I don’t think would have been the case if I had been in possession of the work at the time.”
“The article on Telegraphy is just what I have been looking for. It is a perfect self-instructor in this useful and fascinating science. I shall recommend the work to my friends.”
“The department relating to Farmers and Gardeners is truly valuable, and although an old farmer myself, and pretty well posted, yet I find a vast deal of information of great value to me that I had no knowledge of before. I would not part with the book, if I could not get another at any price. The Stock Owners and Farriers department also interested me greatly.”
“The Household Department is splendid. I see that there are over Eleven Hundred recipes for culinary purposes, covering 116 pages. I have tried quite a number of them, and have been greatly pleased with the results.”
“I am a young housekeeper, and find the book just what I want. The cooking instructions are splendid, and an interesting feature is that it not only tells how to cook everything, but in the Appendix to the Household Department, the exact time required for cooking different articles is given.”
A well-known physician writes: “The Medical Department of your valuable work is greatly ahead of anything of the kind published. The beauty of it is that it does not treat of the very serious diseases and disorders which should not appear in books for family use, for, as you say, ‘at such times a physician should be consulted’; but it does treat intelligently of the ordinary diseases of every day occurrence, which most of the books pass over … It also gives the doses of medicine generally used (which I consider very important, as most of the books are silent on this point. The article on the ‘Treatment of Infants’ is, in itself worth ten times the price of the book.)”
“I consider the Useful Companion ‘an egg-ful of meat.’ This I consider as great a compliment as I can pay it. The Dyeing, Bleaching and Renovating Department is of priceless value to anyone living in the country.”
“I am an old bee-keeper. I appreciate your article on bees. It is correct in every particular, and valuable to any one who keeps bees.”
You’ve heard from the publishers that it’s an incredible book, from the subscribers, and from yours truly. If you find yourself still unconvinced – if you’re waffling in the least – I invite you to take a good, long look at the summaries I have prepared below. They cover many of the different departments of the book and describe the numerous recipes, receipts, procedures, etc., included within. If you don’t mind me saying so, I think you’ll be astounded that so much information could possibly fit between two covers.
Don’t miss your opportunity to own THE USEFUL COMPANION AND ARTIFICER’S ASSISTANT. offer early, offer often, or you just might find yourself offerding adieu to this treasure-trove of 19th-century know-how.
POULTRY & GAME RECIPES: Chickens for Roasting or Boiling * Chickens Boiled * Chicken Braised * Chickens Pulled * How to make Chicken Cutlets * Chicken Fricassee * Chicken Fricassee #2 * Chicken Roasted * How to make Chicken Salad * Chicken Broiled * How to Stew Chickens * How to Roast Turkey * Turkey Roasted #2 * Turkey Boiled * Turkey Legs Broiled * Goose * How to Roast a Goose * Roast Goose * Dressing for Roast Pork or Goose * Boiled Fowls * Cold Fried Chicken * Ducks * How to Roast a Duck * Duck Stewed, with Peas * Pigeons * How to Roast Pigeons * How to Broil Pigeons * How to Stew Pigeons * Pigeons in Jelly * How to Pot Pigeons * Wood Pigeons * Fowl Broiled * How to Roast Pheasants * How to Stew Pheasants * Partridge * How to Bone Birds * Broiled Partridge * How to Stew Partridge * How to Roast Grouse * Stuffing for a Hare * Plovers * Roast Partridge * How to Broil Grouse * How to make Grouse Pie * How to make Grouse Soup * How to make Partridge Salad * How to Roast Wild Duck * How to Stew Wild Duck * How to Roast Snipe * How to Hash Snipe * How to Roast Quails * How to Roast Woodcock * How to Pot Woodcock * How to boil Woodcock * How to Broil Hare * How to Roast a Hare * How to Stew Hare * Rabbit Boiled * Rabbit Pie * Rabbit Roasted * Rabbit Stewed * Roasted Haunch of Venison * Venison Hashed * Venison Fried * How to Broil Venison * How to Fry Venison * Venison Steaks * Venison Chops * How to Mince Venison * The Science of Carving
BEEF & OTHER MEATS: How to Roast Beef * Roast Beef #2 * How to Cook the Inside of the Sirloin * A Salt Round of Beef * Beef Steak * Fried Beef Kidney * Beef Kidney, Stewed * How to Roast Beef Heart * Beef and Sauer Kraut * A Beef Stew * How to Hash Beef * Tongue Boiled * Tongue Pickled * A La Mode Beef * Potted Beef * Beef Steak with Onions * Beef Steak * Beef Hams * Beef Boiled * Beef Liver * How to Choose Mutton * Roast Leg of Mutton Boned and Stuffed * Leg of Mutton Boiled * Leg of Mutton Roasted * Breast of Mutton * Breast of Mutton Crumbed or Gratin * Saddle of Mutton * Fillet of Mutton * Haunch of Mutton * Haricot Mutton * Mutton Cutlets * Mutton Chops Fried * Hashed Mutton * How to Dress Mutton Hams * Irish Stew * Roasted Leg of Lamb * Leg of Lamb, Forced * How to Stew a Brisket of Lamb * Lamb’s Head * A Leg of Pork, Roasted * A Leg of Pork, Boiled * Loin of Pork * Spare Rib * Boiled Pork, of all kinds * How to Boil a Pig’s Head * Pig’s Harslet * How to Cure Hams * Keeping Hams for Summer Use * Ham Toast * How to Bake a Ham * Pettitoes * Sausages * How to fry Sausages * Sausage Meat * How to make Yorkshire Bacon * Bacon and Cabbage * Head Cheese * Calf’s Liver and Heart * Tripe * Pork Chops * Pork Steaks * Pig Roast * Souse * Veal * Breast of Veal * Shoulder of Veal * Loin of Veal * Loin of Veal boiled * How to hash Calf’s Head * Plaw * A Veal Stew * Calf’s Head Baked * Calf’s Head for Grill * Neck of Veal Braised * Veal Cutlets * Another way to make Veal Cutlets * Calf’s Liver * Collops * Sweetbreads * Sweetbreads as Cutlets * Force Meat Balls * How to make Sweetbreads with Tomatoes * Sweetbreads, French Style * Fritters of Cold Meat * Game Hash * How to make Turkish Hash * How to fry meat in batter * Rechauffe aux Tomates * Cold Meat Served a la Bretonne * Cold Meat Sanders * Meat Warmed up au Gratin * Meat fried with Eggs * Game, Etc., warmed up in orange sauce * Cold Meat warmed up with celery * Chicken and Veal Pot Pie * Beef and Mutton Pie * Beef Steak Pie * Cold Veal or Chicken Pie * Mutton Pie * Chicken Pie * Chicken Pie #2 * Veal Pot Pie * Pork Apple Pie * Veal Pie * Meat Pie * Rice Chicken Pie * Game Pie
SEAFOOD: Fish Pie * Stuffed and Baked Fish * Fish Baked * Trout * How to bake a Shad, Rock-Fish or Bass * Chowder * Baked Cod * Cod Scalloped * Tail of a Cod * Cod’s Head * Cod Fish Pie * Curry of Cod * Salt Cod * Fresh Herrings Boiled * Fresh Herrings Broiled * Fresh Herrings Fried * How to Pot Herrings * How to boil Pike * Smelts Fried * Smelts Potted * How to make New England Chowder * How to stew Halibut * Sturgeon Boiled * Before you bake Sturgeon * Trout * Stewed Trout * Halibut’s Head * How to boil Perch * How to bake Smelts * Boiled Eel * Eels Bread Crumbed * Eels Fried * Eels Pickled * Eels Potted * Salmon Broiled * Dried Salmon Broiled * Salmon Roasted * Stewed Salmon * Cod Salted, Boiled * How to Broil Cod * Cod Crimped * Cod Fried * Cod Pie * Matelote of Fish * Croquettes of Cold Fish * Fish Warmed a la Tartare * Curry of Cold Fish * Omelette of Cold Fish * Hashed Fish * Hot Lobster or Crab * Branade de Poisson * Fish Fried in Batter * Fish Chowder * Soft Shell Crabs * How to Dress Crabs Cold * Crab Potted * Neetmok Crab * How to Dress Crabs * Baked Crabs * Lobster Salad * Boiled Crabs * How to boil Lobsters * How to choose Lobsters * Lobster Sauce * Lobster Stewed * Lobster Butter * How to Roast Lobsters * Mackerel * How to bake Mackerel * Dietetic Properties of Oysters * Oysters Broiled * How to fry Oysters * Stewed Oysters * Oyster Pancakes * Roast Oysters * Oyster Pickle * Oyster Fritters * Scalloped Oysters * Scallops
SOUPS: Potato Soup * Rabbit Soup * Game Soup * Clear Gravy * Pea Soup * Oyster Soup * Scotch Broth * Vegetable Soup * Vermicelli Soup * Mock Turtle soup * Beef or Black Soup * Calf’s Head Soup * Soup Herb Spirit * Chicken Broth * Sheep’s Head Broth * Mulligatawny Soup * Beef Gravy * Gravy Soup * Venison Soup * Blood or Veal Gravy * Veal Broth * Mutton Broth * White Portable Soup * Calves Tail Soup * Lambs Tail Soup * Mutton Soup * Lamb Soup * Macaroni Soup * Curry Soup * Ox Tail Soup * Hare Soup * Partridge Soup * Eel Soup * Cabbage Soup * Carrot Soup * Celery soup * Herb Soup * Rice Soup * Maize Soup * Onion Soup * Soup of Spanish Onions * Pea Soup * Pepper Pot Soup * Chowder Soup * Hotch Potch
SAUCES: Baked Apple Sauce * Apple Sauce * Apple Butter * Baked Apples * Apples Buttered * Apples Dried * Apples Frosted * Apples in Butter * How to Stew Cranberries * New England Apple Sauce * Baked Apple Sauce * Stewed Apple Sauce * Apple Sauce * Bread Sauce * Lobster Sauce * Mint Sauce * Mustard Sauce * Onion Sauce * Horseradish Sauce * Apple and Cranberry Sauce * Superior Sauce for Plum Pudding * Tomato Sauce * Sauce Italienne * Sweet Sauce * Shallot Sauce * Sauce for Turtle or Calf’s Head * Rice Sauce * Brown Sauce * Caper Sauce for Fish * How to imitate Caper Sauce * Calves Brains with different sauces * Fish Sauce without butter * Fish Sauce * Milk Sauce * Nice Pudding Sauce * Pudding Sauce * Drawn Butter * Celery Sauce * Chervil Sauce * Egg Sauce * Fresh Pork Sauce * Garlic Sauce * Mushroom White Sauce * Anchovy Sauce * Wine Sauce
EGGS: How to boil eggs * Eggs Fricasseed * Omelette * Poached Eggs * Eggs Fried * Oyster Omelette * Omelette with ham * Crab Omelette * How to preserve Eggs
VEGETABLES: Green Peas * Roasted Potatoes * Fried Potatoes * Spinach * Lettuces and Endives * Beets * Leeks Boiled * Hashed Leeks * Fried Leeks * Parsnips Boiled * Fricassee of Parsnips * Parsnips Fried * Peas Boiled * Petits Pois au Gras * Stuffed Potatoes * Potatoes with White Sauce * Cabbage Boiled * Red Cabbage Stewed * Fricassee of Red Cabbage * Tomatoes Boiled * How to stew Peas * Dried Peas stewed * Savoys stuffed * Mashed Turnips * Radishes Boiled * Mashed Potatoes * Baked Vegetable Marrow * Vegetable Marrow and Cheese * Asparagus * French Beans * French Beans Salad * Stewed Beans * Parsnips and Carrots * Celeriac * Egg Plant * Broiled Mushrooms * How to Stew Mushrooms * Buttered Mushrooms * Latitues a L’Espagnole * Stewed Lettuce * Lettuce as a Salad * Seakale Boiled * Salsify or Vegetable Oyster * Greens * Artichokes * Onions * Turnips * Salads * How to mix Salads * Artichokes Scolloped * Fried Artichokes * Tossed Artichokes * Water Cresses * Stewed Water Cresses * Roast Tomatoes * Stewed Tomatoes * Forced Tomatoes * Stewed Cucumbers * How to dress Cucumbers * Fried Cucumbers * Concombres a la Maitre d’Hotel * Celery Boiled
BREAD, BISCUITS, &c: How to make Apple Bread * Healthy Mixed Bread * Aerated Bread without Yeast * Brown Bread * How to make Indian Bread * How to make Wheat and Indian Bread * Potato Bread * Rye and Indian Bread * Corn Bread * French Bread * How to know Good Flour * Dyspepsia Bread * Corn Meal Bread No. 1 * Cornmeal Bread No. 2 * Sponge Bread * Making Yeast and Bread * New Method of Making Bread * Hop Yeast * Excellent Rolls * How to make French Rolls * Delicate Breakfast Rolls * Graham Rolls * Dutch Rusks * Rolls * Biscuit * Buttered Biscuits * Brighton Biscuits * Ribbon Biscuit * Egg Biscuit * How to make French Tea Biscuits * Shortened Biscuit * Traveller’s Biscuit * Volatile Biscuits * Yorkshire Biscuits How to make Sponge Biscuit * Abernethy Biscuit * Hard Biscuit * Savoy Biscuit * Lemon Biscuit * Saleratus Biscuit * York Biscuit * Buttermilk Biscuit * Crackers * Hard Crackers * Soda Crackers * How to make Rice Pancakes * Fritters * How to make Oyster Patties * Cream Fritters * Gooseberry Fritters * How to make Cream Pancakes * Indian Muffins * Muffins * Rice Muffins * How to make Pancakes * Muffins * Corn Griddle Cakes with Yeast * Flapjacks * How to make Butter Cakes for tea * Apple Fritters * How to make Bread Fritters * How to make Indian Slap Jacks * Crumpets * Rice Waffles * Quick Waffles * Breakfast Butter Cakes * Buckwheat Cakes * Buckwheats with Yeast * Buckwheat Cakes without Yeast * Potato Fritters * How to make Venetian Fritters * Plain Indian Cakes * Best New England Johnny Cake * Green Corn Cake * Cheesecake * Cheese Potted * Cheese Toasted * Cheesecake Bread * Cheese Sandwiches * Almond Cheesecake * Common Cheesecakes * How to make Curd Cheesecakes
CAKES: A good Pound Cake * Half-Pound Cake * French Cake * How to make Centennial Cake * How to make Apple Cake * How to make Light Tea Cake * Mountain Cake * Corn Starch Cake * How to make Poor Man’s Cake * Cup Cake * Scotch Cake * Spice Cake * Buttermilk Cake * Loaf Cake * Silver Cake * Gold Cake * How to make Marble Cake * Cider Spiced Cake * How to make One Egg Cake * Luncheon Cake * Coffee Cake without Eggs * Measure Cake * Loaf Cake * Delicate Cake * Seed Cake * How to make Puff Cake * Clove Cake * How to make Cymbals * Mrs. Brown’s Cake * Mock Lady Cake * White Citron Cake * Washington Cake * Whigs * Doughnus and Crullers * How to make Austin Cake * How to make Sugar Snaps * California Cake * Railroad Cake * Cocoanut Cakes * Cocoanut Cake * Cocoanut Drops * Tea Cakes * Common Cake * Lemon Cake * Victoria Cakes * Macaroons * New Years Cookies * How to make Jumbles * Plain Cake * How to make Sponge Cake * Almond Sponge Cake * Queen Cakes * Frosting for Cake * Cream Cake * Cream Cake without Eggs * How to make abcxs Boston Cream Cakes and Mixture for Inside * How to make Jelly Cake * Orange Jelly Cake * Fruit Cake * Cheap Fruit Cake * Fruit Cake without Eggs * Everyday Fruit Cake * Currant Cake * Raisin Cake * How to make Plum Cake * Ginger Biscuits * Sponge Gingerbread * Ginger Cookies * Ginger Nuts * Ginger Cakes * How to make Lapland Cakes * Plainer Lapland Cakes * Shrewsbury Cake * Bath Cakes * Plain Cream Cake * Rich Cream Cake * White Cake * Strawberry Short Cake * How to make Tunbridge Cake * Delicate Tea Cake * Chocolate Cake * Mixture for Filling * Rich Soda Cake * Soft Molasses Gingerbread * Ginger Snaps * Light Gingerbread, home recipe * Gingerbread
PIES & PUDDINGS: Apple Pie * Cream Pie * How to make Mince Pie * How to make Currant and Gooseberry Pie * Sweet Marlborough Pie * Pumpkin Pie * Cocoanut Pie * How to make Tart Pie * Prune Pie * Grape Pie * Rice Pie * Peach Pie * Mince Pies without Meat * Apple Tart with Quince * Marlborough Tarts * Oxford Dumplings * Apple Dumplings * Lemon Mince Pies * Cherry Tart * Currant Tart * How to make Quince Tart * Summer Mince Pies * Lemon Cream Pie * Ground Rice Pudding * A Baked Rice Pudding without eggs * Sago Pudding * Tapioca Pudding * Almnd Pudding * Lemon Pudding * How to make English Plum Pudding * Rice Snow Balls * How to make a Quaker Pudding * Rice Pudding with Eggs * Baked Indian Pudding * Boiled Indian Pudding * How to make Cracker Pudding * How to make Corn Pudding * Cottage Pudding * Plum Pudding * How to make Hard Times Pudding * Apple Custard * How to make Baked Apple Pudding * Boiled Apple Pudding * Swiss Apple Pudding * Apple Puffs * How to make Apple Snowballs * Cocoanut Pudding * Winter Pudding * Rice Pudding * Snowdon Pudding * Baked Potato Pudding * Dandy Pudding * Orange Pudding * Baked Pudding
CUSTARDS & CREAMS: How to make Almond Custards * Cream Custards * Mottled Custards * Custard * Baked Custard * Boiled Custard * How to make Custard Cream * How to preserve Cream for Sea Voyages * Substitute for Cream in Coffee * Custard Powders
BLANC MANGES & ICE CREAM: Isinglass Blanc Mange * Rice Blanc Mange * Calf’s Feet Blanc Mange * Rice Flour Blanc Mange * New Jersey Blanc Mange * Charlotte Russe * How to make Apple Cream * Orange Cream * Snow Cream * How to make Ice Creams * Ice Cream * Ice Cream with Fruit * Lemon Cream * Fruit Cream * Whipped Cream * Raspberry Cream
JELLIES & PRESERVES: Pineapple Preserve * Preserved Pears * Preserved Oranges * Purple Plum Preserved * Preserved Pumpkin * How to Clarify Sugar for Preserving * How to Preserve Apples * Citron Melon * How to make Raspberry Jam * Apple Preserve * How to Preserve Cucumbers * Preserved Peaches * Preserved Quinces * Preserved Cherries * A nice dish of apples for tea * How to Preserve Strawberries * Apple Charlotte * How to make Apple Marmalade * How to make Quince Marmalade * Barberry Marmalade * Cherry Marmalade * Lemon Marmalade * Preserved Crab Apples * Preserved Pippins * Apples in imitation of ginger * Preserved Figs * Crab Apple Marmalade * Peach Marmalade * Preserved Mulberries * Preserved Barberries * Cherries * Currants * How to Preserve Prunes * Gages * How to Preserve Raspberries * How to Preserve Peaches in Brandy * Preserved Melon * Gooseberries Preserved Green * Nectarine Marmalade * Pineapple Marmalade * How to make Pear Marmalade * How to make Raspberry Jam * Covering for Preserves * Neetmok Jam * Peach Jam * How to clarify syrup for sweetmeats * French Honey * How to make Imitation Apple Butter * Molasses Preserves * How to make Strawberry, Raspberry and Blackberry jelly * Cranberry, Grape and Currant Jelly * Quince Jelly * Hartshorn Jelly * How to make Raspberry and Blackberry Jam * Apple Jelly * Table Jellies * Blackberry Jelly * * Wine Jelly * Ivory Jelly * Currant Jelly without Cooking * Black Currant Jelly * Red Currant Jelly * Calves Foot Jelly * How to make Cherry Jelly * Lemon Jelly * Rum Jelly * Jellies * How to make Moss Jelly * How to make Sago Jelly * Gherkins * How to Pickle Oysters * How to Pickle Mushrooms * Pickled Peaches * Peaches and Apricots * Chow Chow * How to Pickle Ripe Tomatoes * Spiced Currants * How to Pickle Butternuts and Walnuts * Pickled Cauliflowers * Pickled Plums * Green Tomato Pickle * How to Pickle Cherries * A Pickle for Beef * How to Pickle Onions * Pickling Mushrooms * How to make Oyster Catsup * How to make Tomato Catsup * Worcestershire Sauce * A Quick Way to Pickle Pepper * Stewed Mushrooms * Properties of Cucumber * Pickled Cucumbers * Cold Slaw * Cookery for the Sick
Confectionery and Candy-Making:
MANUFACTURING CANDIES, ICE CREAMS, ICES, &c., CLARIFYING SUGARS: How to make Molasses Candy * Confectioners’ Colors * How to Candy Sugar * How to make Common Lemon Candy * Popped Corn * How to make Rock Candy * Fine Horehound Candy * Clarified Sugar * Clarified Syrup * How to make Ginger Candy * Cream Candy * Red Verdun Sugared Almonds * Spanish Sugared Almonds * Superfine Vanilla Sugared Almonds * Common Sugared Almonds * Candied Fruit * Acid Drops * How to make Chocolate Cream Candy * How to make Orange Rock Candy * How to make Ice Creams * Ice Cream * How to make Chicago Ice Cream * Substitute for Cream * Freezing Preparation * Candied Lemon Peel * How to make Orange, Jasmine and Clove Drops * How to make Saffron Drops * How to make Heliotrope Drops * Pink Drops * How to make Cinnamon Drops * How to make Chewing Gum * Marshmallow and Licorice Drops * Lemon and Orange Drops * Violet Drops * Coffee Drops * How to make Chocolate Drops * Vanilla Drops * Imitation Currant Drops * Peppermint Drops * Extemporaneous Pastilles * Ginger Candy Tablets * How to make Orange Flower Candy Tablets * Vanilla Candy Tablets * Peppermint Candy Tablets * Lemon Drops * Jellies without Fruit * How to make Barberry Drops * Barley Sugar Drops * How to make Liquor Candy Drops * Cinnamon Candy Drops * How to make Clove Candy Tablets * Rose Candy Tablets * Fruit Candy Tablets * How to Free Molasses from its Sharp Taste and to Render it Fit to be used instead of Sugar * Peppermint Lozenges * Ginger Lozenges * How to make Gum Pastilles or Jujubes * How to make Superfine Chocolate Sugared Almonds * Superfine Sugared Filberts * Coriander Sugar Plums * Coriander in Bottles * Anise-Seed Sugar Plums * Mint Sugar Plums * How to make Common Twist Candy * How to make Caramel * How to make Lemon Caramel * Cocoa Nut Candy * Candy Drops or Pastilles * Spanish Liquor Jujubes * How to make Stick Apple Sugar * How to make Currant and Raspberry Paste Drops * How to make Vases, Baskets, Figures, Animals, &c, in Grained Sugar * Everton Taffy * How to Preserve Fruits without Sugar * Another method * How to Preserve Fruit Juice without Heat * How to make Syrup * How to Clarify Sugar
GENERAL FARMING: Rules for Farmers * Quantity of Seed Required Per Acre and Actual Weight of Each to the Bushel * When Grain Should be Cut * Oat or Wheat Straw made equal to Hay * How to cultivate Tobacco * Culture of Cabbage * Asparagus * Soaking Seeds * Rot in Potatoes * How to Preserve Potatoes from Rot * Growing Oats * New Method of Planting Corn * How to Sprout Onions * Cultivation of Blackberries * How to cultivate the Tuberose * How to arrange Flower Beds * Grafting wax * How to make a Home-Made Stump Machine * How to Destroy Moss on Trees * How to Preserve Timber * How to Burn Lime without a Kiln * How to Form Springs * How to Dissolve Large Bones for Manure without Expense * Substitute for Superphosphate * Fish Compost, Substitute for Bone Dust, Manure from Fish Refuse * Superphosphate in 24 Hours * How to Double the Usual Quantity of Manure on a Farm * Home-made Poudrette * Underground Draining and Subsoil Plowing * Home-made Guano of unequalled excellence * Twenty dollars’ worth of manure for almost nothing * Substitute for Barn Manure * Best Way to Dry Apples * How to Preserve Cider * How to Preserve Herbs * How to Dry Herbs * Doherty’s description * How to Pack Fruits for Long Distances * How to renew Old Orchards * How to keep Vegetables through the Winter * How to Kill Lice on Stock of All Kinds * Death for Vermin on Plants or Animals * Lice on Cattle * How to Protect Fruit Trees from Attacks of Mice * Composition for Driving Out Rats, Etc * How to Destroy the Moth or Miller * How to destroy Caterpillars’ Eggs * A cheap method of preserving cucumber plants from the small fly or bug * Rat Exterminator * Bed Bug Poison * Food for Singing Birds * The Great Secrets for Trapping Foxes and Other Game * How to prevent decay of farm implements * Weather prognostics for farmers and others * How to Construct a Cellar * How to make a Cellar Floor Rat-Proof * How to Keep Milk Sweet and How to Sweeten Sour Milk * Effect of Cold on Milk * How to Preserve Cream * How to Extract Rancidity from Butter * Much Butter from Little Milk * How to Make Salt Butter Fresh * Churning Butter * A mode of Preparing and Preserving Butter * Coloring for Cheese * Hens Eating Feathers * Hatching Eggs * Artificial Hatching * Poultry and Eggs * How to make Hens Lay * Chicken Cholera * Diarrhea in Chickens * Bantam * How to Fatten Fowls * How to Keep Eggs Several Months
LIVESTOCK: How to Treat Measles in Hogs * Cure for Swelled Bags in Cows * How to Determine Weight of Live Cattle * Yoking Cattle * Rearing of Calves * Management of Cows * The Age of Cattle * Cure for Horn Ail or Hollow Horn * Eye Water for Horses and Cattle * Cure for Foot Rot in Sheep * How to Improve the Wool of Sheep by Smearing * How to Increase the Flow of Milk in Cows * Sheep Dipping Composition * Cure for Scab or Itch in Sheep * Cure for Mange in Cattle * Cure for Cholic in Cattle * Mrs. Culley’s Red Salve to cure the Rot in Sheep * How to cleanse wool * How to mark sheep without injury to the wool
HORSES, THEIR MANAGEMENT, DISEASES, REMEDIES, &c.: General Management of the Horse * Taming of Horses * How to drive a Horse that is very Wild and has any Vicious Habits * How to make a Horse lie down * Rules to be observed in the purchase of a Horse * Cruelty to Horses * Rarey’s Directions for Shoeing Horses * When a Horse is Well Broken * Patience and Kindness * Bit for Horses * How to tame Horses * Feeding of Horses * How to Put Horses in Good Condition * How to make a Foundered and Spavined Horse go off Limber * How to make Old Horses appear Young * How to make a Horse appear as if Foundered * How to make a Horse fleshy in a short time * How to make a Horse stand by his Feed and not eat it * How to make a True Pulling Horse Baulk * How to distinguish between Distemper and Glanders * How to make a Horse appear as if he had the Glanders * Physicing * How to teach a Horse to Pace * Feeding Horses on the Road * The Check Rein on Horses * How to Prevent Horses from Jumping * How to cure Balky Horses * Halter Pulling * How to prevent Horses kicking in the stall * Crib-biting * Mexican Mustang Liniment * Merchant’s Gargling Oil * How to treat Scratches * Condition powders * Arabian Condition Powders * Cough Powders * Blistering Liniment * Sloan’s Horse Ointment * Horse Ail * For restoring hair to galled spots on Horses * Grease Heel * Medicated Food for Horses and Cattle * Poll Evil and Fistula * Cure for Bots in Horses * How to distinguish and cure Distemper * Remedy for Founder * For Strains and Swellings * Cure for Staggers * Split or Broken Hoof * Hoof-bound Wash * Liniment for Fifty Cents a Gallon * Sore Breasts * Itch * How to cure Broken Legs * Physic Ball for Horses * Weak Ankles in Colt * Big Leg * Liniment for Sweeny * Swelling on Neck of Horse * Lampas * Gravel * For Spavin * Cure for Bone Spavins, $300 Recipe * Another very valuable recipe * Splint and Spavin Liniment * Spavin and Ring Bone * Spavin and Ring Bone Receipt and Cure * Saddle and Harness Galls * Magic Liniment * Cough * Rarey’s Liniment * Rarey’s Wizard Oil * Dr. Cole’s King of Oils * Simple Liniment * English Stable Liniment, very strong * Founder cured in 24 hours * Liniment for open wounds * Colic cure for horses and persons * How to cure distemper * Hide-Bound * For looseness or scouring in horses * Quarter crack * Cure for heaves * Valuable remedy for heaves * Best remedy for heaves * Heaves: reason why it is not in the lungs * Cure for heaves * Glanders * Accidents
BEES, THEIR HABITS, MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT: The aspect of a hive * The situation of the hive * The position of the hive * The arrangement of the hives * Cleanliness * Construction of Hives * Swarms * Polish method of making a swarm * Feeding * To extract the honey from the comb * Bee Flowers * Honey
Health & Medical Department:
How to treat harelip * Contagion * How to treat Hydrophobia or Rabies * How to treat Bites of Animals * How to treat bites or stings of Reptiles * How to treat Burns * Vomiting * Choking * Fainting or Syncote * Frost Bite * Lock Jaw * Leech Bites to stop Bleeding * Housemaid’s Knee * Griping * Grocer’s Disease * Gum Boil * Cold Feet * Chicken Pox * Miller’s Disease * Sore Mouth * Foul Air * Suffocation by Foul Air * Cramp * Corpulence * Apoplexy * Remedy for Nightmare * How to extract Substances in Noses * Ulceration of Nostrils * Lime in the Eye * How to treat a Sprained Ankle * How to treat an Adder Bite * How to treat Bruises * How to treat the bite of a gnat * Chafing * Ingrown Nail * How to treat Scalds * How to treat Chapped Hands * How to treat Eruptions of the Skin * How to treat Bleeding from Wounds * Spitting of Blood * Blister * Black Eye * Blear Eye * Bleeding at the Nose * Abrasion * Drowning * Piles * How to Apply an Eye Stone * Chilblains * Breast Pang * Cuts * Deafness * Delirium Tremens * Dislocations * Hysterics * Indigestion * Abscess in Ear * Noises in Ear * Hardened Wax in Ear * How to treat Earache * Things in Ear * Inflammation of Eye * Weakness of Eyes * Sore Eyelids * Face-Ache * Offensive Feet * Swollen Feet * Jammed Fingers * Broken Finger * Fits, Suffocating or Strangling * How to counteract the effect of Poisons * Mineral Poisons * Animal Poisons * Vegetable Poisons * Aerial Poisons * Printer’s Disease * Scurvy * Sea Sickness * Short Sight * Pains in Side * Dimness of Sight * Want of Sleep * How to treat Sore Throat * Spasms * Sprains * Stammering * Stiff Neck * Stitch in the Side * Stomach Ache * Stuns * St. Vitus’s Dance * Stye in the Eye * Sunstroke * Swooning * Teething * Preservation of Teeth * Toothache * Relaxed Uvula * Washerwoman’s Scall * Wasting * Watery Eye * Wen * White Swelling * How to treat Whitlow * Watch the Pulse * Necessary Rules for Sleep * How to Ascertain the State of the Lungs * Syrup for Consumptives * Inhalation of Tar for Consumption * Sleep * Neetmok * Hygienic Rules * Dynamic Power of Various Kinds of Food * Impure Breath * Pulmonic Wafers * The Best Way to take Castor Oil * Signs of Death * New Method of Embalming * Signs of Death * New Method of Embalming * Shaving * Rules for Action, very short but very Safe * Complexion * Taylor’s Remedy for Deafness * Hiccough or Hiccup * Cough Syrup * Cold in the Head * How to Cure a Cold * Sore Eyes * India Prescription for Sore Eyes * Indian Eye Water * Eye Preparations – Eye Water * Wash for Removing Particles of Zinc or Iron from the Eye * English Remedy for Cancer * Cod Liver Oil * How to Cure Cancer * Dropsy * Cure for Ague * Cure for Tape Worm * Cure for Drunkenness * How to cure Chronic Gout * For a Weak Back * Dr. Davies’ Gout Mixture * Gout Tincture * Be Careful about Paring Your Corns * Doherty's Description * Headache Cure * Remedy for a Headache * Charcoal a Cure for Sick Headache * Trichina * Bronchocele * Cure for Snake Bites * Doses of Medicine Generally Used: Hive Syrup; Syrup Ipecac; Aromatic Syrup of Rhubarb; Syrup of Senna; Tincture of Guaiacum; Laudanum; Elixir Proprietatis; Paregoric; Sweet Spirits of Nitre * Egyptian Cure for Cholera * Indian Prescription for Cholera * Isthmus Cholera Tincture * Sir James Clarke’s Diarrhea and Cholera Mixture * How to Prevent a Felon * A Sure Remedy for a Felon * Felons, if recent to cure in six hours * Cure for Bone Felon * Remedy for Neuralgia * Cure for Lock Jaw * Spasms * For Diseases of the Kidneys * Boils * In Case of Excessive Bleeding * Remedy for Diptheria * Warts and Corns * Celebrated Pile Ointment * Russia Salve * London Liniment * Magnetic Ointment * Ointments for Old Sores * French Remedy for Chronic Rheumatism * German Rheumatic Fluid * Remedy for Rheumatism and Stiff Joints * Infant’s Syrup * Soothing Syrup * Compound Syrup of Hypophosphites and Iron * Compound Syrup of Hypophosphites * Cathartic Syrup * Whooping Cough Syrup * How to make Thompson’s Composition Powder * Vegetable or Composition Powder * How to make Indian Balsam * Vegetables substitute for calomel * Dalby’s Carminative * Sweating Drops * Substitute for Arrowroot * Liquid Opodeldoc * How to make Brandreth’s Pills * Diuretics, Pills * Diuretic Drops * Diuretic Tincture * Diuretic for Children * How to sugar coat pills * Fly paper * Court Plaster * Liver Pill * Abernethy’s Pills * Medical Use of Salt * Camphor Ice * Druggist’s Colors * How to make Holloway’s Ointment and Pills * How to make Judkins’ Ointment * Green Ointment * Green Mountain Salve * Downer’s Salve * How to make Cook’s Electro-Magnetic Liniment * How to make Mead’s Salt-Rheum Ointment * Barrell’s Indian Liniment * Itch Ointment * Lip Salve * Felon Ointment * Magnetic Pain Killer * Davis’s Pain Killer Improved * Radway’s Renovating REsolent * How to make Radway’s Ready Relief * Bogle’s Hyperion Fluid * Medicated Cough Candy * Ague Pill * Worm Lozenges * Swaim’s Vermifuge * Ayer’s Sarsaparilla * Atkinson’s Infant Preservative * How to make Vermifuge Lozenges * Fumigating Paper * Imperial Drops for Gravel and Kidney Complaint * Positive Cure for Gonorrhea * Paregoric * Compound Extract Buchu * Harlem Oil or Welsh Mendicamentum * King of Oils for Neuralgia and Rheumatism * Black Oil * Common Castor Oil * Cerate Simple * Paralytic Liniment * Nerve and Bone Liniment * How to make Liniment for Old Sores * How to make Good Samaritan Liniment * Great Pain Extractor * Cough Mixture * Irrigating Plaster extensively used by eclectics * Cephalic Snuff * Artificial Skin * Anodyne for Painful Menstruation * Powder for Excessive Flooding * Injection for Leucorrhoea * Pills to Promote Menstrual Secretion * For Obstructed Menstruation * Injection for Obstructed Menstruation * Stimulant in Low Fevers and After Uterine Hemorrhages * For Female Complaints * Uterine Hemorrhage * Ablution
Treatment of Infants: Rules for the Treatment of the Child After Birth and Before Weaning * Rules for Weaning * Rules for Treatment after Weaning – Food * Rules for Sleep * Rules for Clothing * Vaccination * Deformities and Distortions * Precocity * Stammering and Defective Articulation * Squinting * Teething * Exercise – Walking Alone * Moral Government
BARBERS & BEAUTY: Eau de Cologne * Eau de Bouquet * Oil of Roses * Lisbon Water * Balm of a Thousand Flowers * Frangipanni * Jockey Club * Extract of Patchouli * Esprit de Bouquet * Balm of Beauty * Bloom of Youth * Hungary Water * Phalon’s Instantaneous Hair Dye * How to make Christadoro’s Hair Dye * How to make Batchelor’s Hair Dye * Professor Wood’s Hair Dye * Mrs. Allen’s Hair Dye * Phalon’s Hair Restorative * Lyon’s Celebrated Kathairon for the Hair, the Original Prescription of the Inventory * Alpine Hair Balm * Cold Cream * Pink Saucer * Nitrate of Silver * Glycerine Preparation * Oriental Cold Cream * Shaving Cream * Circassian Cream * Crystalline Cream * Macassar Oil * Ox Marrow * Liquid for Forcing the Beard * Clifford’s Hair Dye * Pyrogallic Hair Dye * Fine Shampoo Liquid * Barber’s Shampoo Mixture * Sea Foam for Barbers * How to make Clifford’s Shampoo Compound * Razor Strop Paste * New York Barbers’ Star Hair Oil * Bay Rum * Cheap Bay Rum * Yankee Shaving Soap * Chinese Depilatory * Perfumed Powder for Boxes and Drawers * Scott’s Wash to Whiten the Nails * How to Whiten the Hands * Excellent Tooth Powder * How to Remove Pimples * How to Clean Hair Brushes * Paste for Chapped Hands
DENTISTRY: Alloys for Dentists’ Moulds and Dies * Base for Artificial Teeth * Dentist’s Composition for Filling Decayed Teeth * Dentists’ Nerve Paste * Wash for the Teeth * Nitrous Oxide or Laughing Gas * How to Inhale the Laughing Gas * Poudre Metallique * Certain Remedy for Offensive Breath * How to Extract Teeth with Little or No Pain
THE ADULTERATION OF TEAS, COFFEES, SUGARS, MANUFACTURING RECEIPTS, TABLES, &c.: Rapid Process of marking goods at any desired per cent * Black Teas * Green Teas * Coffees * Java Coffee * Turkey Coffee * Essence of Coffee * Coffee for Pound Packages * How to make Gherkins * How to make Mixed Pickles * How to make Indian Pickles * owHow to make a Strong Paste for Paper * How to make Napoleon’s Camp Sauce * Prize Honey * Another Prize Honey * Milkman’s Process to give a body to diluted milk * Washing Fluid * How to make the Northern Light Burning Fluid * Test for Burning Oil * Baking Powder * Cheap Vinegar * For Grocers’ Sales * Vinegar in Three Days * Excellent Vinegar, Cheap * White Wine Vinegar * How to Correct Musty Flour * How to Tell Good Eggs * How to make Imitation Bees Wax * How to Cure Butter * How to Keep Butter during Hot Weather * How to Restore Rancid Butter * French Patent Mustard * Common Mustard * How to Keep Fruits Fresh * How to make Fire Kindlers * How to make an Ice Chest * Premium Method of Keeping Hams * Soap without Lye or Grease * How to make Friction Soap * How to make the Best Soft Soap * How to make Solid Candles from Lard * How to cleanse and bleach Tallow * How to make imitation wax candles * How to make Adamantine Candles from Tallow * Soap Manufacture * How to make Soft Soap * How to make Transparent Soap * How to make German Yellow Soap * How to make English Bar Soap * How to make Camphor Soap * How to make White Hard Soap with Tallow * How to make Variegated Soaps * How to make Transparent Soap No. 2 * How to flavor Tobacco * Flavor for Cigar Makers * Tabac Perfume aux Fleurs * How to imitate Maccaboy Snuff * How to make Spanish Snuff * How to make Yellow Snuff * How to make Perfumes for Snuff * Amber Pipe Stems * Adulteration of Tea * Adulteration of Coffee * Adulteration of Sugar * Adulteration of Tobacco
SODA FOUNTAINS: Syrups for Soda Fountains * Simple Syrup * Lemon Syrup * Strawberry Syrup * Vanilla Syrup * Vanilla Cream Syrup * Ginger Syrup * Orange Syrup * Pineapple Syrup * Orgeat Syrup * Nectar Syrup * Sherbet Syrup * Banana Syrup * Coffee Syrup * Wild Cherry Syrup * Sarsaparilla Syrup * Maple Syrup * Chocolate Syrup * Coffee Cream Syrup * Ambrosia Syrup * Hock and Claret Syrup * Solferino Syrup * Fruit Acid Syrup * Soda Syrups * Lemon Syrup with Havana Sugar * Raspberry Syrup without Raspberries * Kissingen Water for Fountains * Genuine Seidlitz Powders * Vichy Water for Fountains * Bottled Seidlitz Waters * Congress Water for Fountains * Mineral Water * Tunbridge Wells Water
Brewing and Spirits Manufacturers’ Department:
THE ART OF BREWING: The Utensils Employed, The Ingredients Used, The Various Operations Performed * Brewing * The Utensils * The Copper * The Mash Tub * The Under-Back * The Cooler * The Thermometer * The Ingredients Used * The Malt * Hops * Water * The Yeast * Hints and Cautions * The Best Time for Brewing * Cleanliness * Preparations
HOW TO MAKE BEERS, WINES, CORDIALS, &c.: Nature and Treatment of Wine * How to Improve Home Made Wine * How to Sweeten Wine Casks * How to Make Cider Champagne * How to Make Punch: Ordinary Punch; Oxford Punch; Roman Punch; Regent’s Punch; Norfolk Punch; Tea Punch * How to Make Gin * Bottling Wine * Bottling Malt Liquors * How to make Clove Cordial * Coriander Cordial * Peppermint Cordial * Ginger Cordial * How to make Cherry Wine, Black * Clarification * How to Preserve Beer * Beer Bottling and Fining * How to Make Alke * How to Produce Brandy * How to make Mulled Wine * How to make Ginger Beer * Ginger Beer Powders * Sherry * Sherry Cobbler * How to make Ottawa Root Beer * Recipe for a Rich and Pleasant Wine * How to make Cherry Brandy * How to make Port Wine * British Madeira * How to make Currant and Other Fruit Wines * How to make Blackberry and Strawberry Wines * Morella Wine * How to make London Sherry * English Patent Wine from Rhubarb * Various Wines * How to make Ginger Wine * Gooseberry Wine * How to make Stomach Bitters equal to Hostetter’s * How to make Boker’s Bitters * How to make Stoughton Bitters * How to make Cheap Cider * How to make Champagne Cider * Cider without Apples * For Bottling * How to keep Cider Sweet and how to Sweeten Sour Cider * How to make Malt Wine * How to make Edinburgh Ale * Bottling Porter – Brown Stout * How to make Anisette Cordial, 40 gallons * How to make Curacoa Cordial, 40 gallons * Peppermint Cordial * How to make Berlin Carraway Cordial * How to make Apple Water * How to make Apple Tea * How to make Brandy Shrub * Rum Shrub * How to make Currant Wine * How to make Blackberry Wine * Superior Raisin Wine * Ottawa Beer and Ginger Ale * Cheap Beer * How to make Spruce and Ginger Beer * Hop Beer, Very Fine * How to make Common Small Beer * Table Beer * Ginger Beer * How to make Philadelphia Beer * How to make Lemon Beer * How to make Hop Beer * How to make Root Beer * Lemon Beer No. 2 * Hop Beer No. 2 * How to make Molasses Beer * How to Restore Sour Beer * How to Improve the Flavor of Beer * How to restore Flat Wine * White Wines * Properties of Soda Water * Soda Water Powers * How to make Soda Water * Cream Soda * How to make Bottled Soda Water without a Machine * How to make Royal Pop * How to make Silver-Top Drink * American Champagne * British Champagne * How to make Sangaree * How to make Curacoa d’Hollande, 20 Gallons * Half and Half * Apple Toddy * How to make Apple Punch * How to make Old Man’s Milk * Perfect Love * How to make Ratafia * Arrack Punch Syrup * Butyric Ether * Amylo-Acetic Ether * Pelargonate or Ethylic Ether * Acetate of Amylic Ether * Valerianate of Amylic Ether * Portable Lemonade * Lemonade * Cider Nectar * Imperial Cream Nectar * How to make Milk Punch * How to make Glasgow Punch
Arts, Amusements, Games and Pastimes Department:
THE TELEGRAPH: Telegraphy Designed for Beginners * A Simple Description of the Morse System of Telegraphy, Particularly Adapted for Self Instruction in the Art. By Jesse H. Bunnel * Bunnell’s Learner’s Instrument, Morse System * How to Put the Battery in Operation * Conductors and Insulation * The Earth as a Conductor * Magnets and Keys * Morse Alphabet and Register * How to Set Up the Instrument for Practice * Practical Directions * Instructions in Manipulations and Business Forms * Position and Movement of the Hand * Messages * Correct form of Ordinary Telegrams * Abbreviations * General Principles of Electro-Magnetic Telegraphs * Conductors and Insulators * Galvanic Batteries * Magnets * The Key * Morse System of Telegraphy * Main and Local Circuits * Management of Instruments, Wires and Batteries * Ground Wires * Breaks * Adjustment and Care of Instruments * Morse Characters
PHOTOGRAPHY AND PAINTING: The Manner of Taking Ferrotype, Tintype, and Other Positive Pictures, Formulae for Photographers, Painting in Oil Colors, Water Colors, &c: Process for Making Ferrotypes or any other positive picture * Reliable Formulae for Photographers: Silver Bath for Albumen Papers, for Summer Use; For Winter Use; Another Silver Bath; Sal Soda Toning Bath; Chloride of Lime Bath; Bicarbonate of Soda Bath; Fixing Bath; Bath for Salting the Paper * Photograph Painting in Oil Colors * Photograph Water Colors * How to Clean Old Oil Paintings * How to Renew Old Oil Paintings * How to Transfer Pictures from Paper to Wood for Re-Engraving * How to Transfer Prints, &c * How to Apply Decalcomanie Pictures * How to Print a Picture from the Print Itself
CAGE BIRDS, TAXIDERMY, &c.: The Canary, Parrot, Goldfinch, Thrush, &c., General Characteristics, Proper Time of Pairing, How to Distinguish the Male Canary from the Female, Diseases of Birds and Their Remedies, Taxidermy or Preserving Dead Birds: Canary * How to distinguish the male from the female * A Breeding Cage * Parrots * Asthma * Consumption or Decline * Convulsions or Fits * Costiveness * Diarrhea or Scouring * Diseased Feet * Diseased Eyes * Inflammation * Moulting * Surfeit * Tumors * Vermin * Goldfinch * Thrush * Bullfinch * Taxidermy
ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS, FRUIT, &c: How Wax, Feather and Other Flowers, Leaf Impressions and Fruit Are Made and Preserved
INDOOR GAMES – Rules and Suggestions for Billiards, Dominoes, Cribbage, &c.: Billiards * Rules for the Game of Billiards * Dominoes * Quoits * Cribbage * Method of Playing
ATHLETIC EXERCISES ~ Swimming, Gymnastics, Rowing, &c.: Places and Times for Swimming and Bathing* Entering the Water * Aids to Swimming * Striking Off and Swimming * How to Manage the Legs * Plunging and Diving * Swimming Under Water * Swimming on the Side * Swimming on the Back without Employing the Feet * Treading Water * The Fling * Thrusting * The Double Thrust * How to Swim Like a Dog * The Mill * The Wheel Backwards and Forwards * How to Swim with One Hand * Hand Over Hand Swimming * The Cramp * Gymnastics * Parallel Bars * The Horizontal Bar * The Balancing Bar * Rowing
HARMONY, THOROUGH BASE, TUNING, &c ~ The Chords Used in Music, Their Progressions and Resolutions: Playing Sacred Music from a Figured Base; Instructions in Tuning the Piano Forte, Organ, Melodeon; How to Detect Defects in Instruments, Selecting Piano-Fortes, &c., &c.
PRINTING AND BOOKBINDING: How To Use Ink, the Amount Required for Different Kinds of Work, Mixing Colors, Rollers, Marbling Books, &c
Trades and Artisans Department:
DYEING TEXTILES: How to Dye Black * How to Fix Dyes * Black on Cotton * Black Dye on Wool, for Mixtures * Chrome Black for Wool * Aniline Black on Silk or Cotton * Aniline Black for Dyeing * Yellow Dyes * How to Dye Aniline Yellow * Yellow on Silk * Yellow on Cotton * Dyes for Furs * How to Dye Furs * Lime Water for Dyers’ Use * Liquid Dye Colors * How to Render Aniline Colors Soluble in Water * How to Preserve Goods and Clothing from Mildew * New Mordant for Aniline Colors * How to Bleach Linen * Solitaire * Slate Colored Dye * Slate Dye on Silk * Brown Dye on Cotton or Linen * Brown on Silk * Cinnamon or Brown on Cotton and Silk * Bismarck Brown for Dyeing * Aniline Brown Dye * Chestnut Brown on Straw Bonnets * A Brown Dye on Wool * Dark Snuff Brown on Wool * Brown on Cotton * Brown on Wool and Silk * Red Dyes * Red Madder * Scarlet with Lac Dye * Aniline Red * Red Dye for Wool * Scarlet Dye with Cochineal * How to Dye Aniline Scarlet * Crimson * Lilac Dye on Silk * Purple Blue on Wool * Mulberry on Silk * Dark Steel Color * Light Silver Drab * Orange Dye * Violet Dye on Silk or Wool * Aniline Violet and Purple * Dye for Wool on Silk * Purple Dye * Purple on Cotton * Purple Dye for Silk * Pink Dye for Cotton * Wine Color Dye * Solfering and Magenta Dyes on White Woolen, Silk or Coptton and Woolen Mixtures * Violet Dye on Straw Bonnets * Dye for Feathers * Another manner of Dyeing Feathers * How to Clean Feathers * How to clean Ostrich Feathers * How to Bleach Feathers * Colors from Artificial Flowers * Green and Blue Dye, for Silks and Woolens * Green Dye on Silk * Green Dye on wool and Silk * Green Fustic Dye * Aniline Green or Silk * Green on Cotton * How to Dye Wool with Aniline Green * How to dye with Alkali Blue and Nicholson’s Blue * Aniline Blue * Logwood and Indigo Blue Dye for Cloth * Blue Dye for Hosiery * Chemic Blueing or Extract of Indigo * Dark Blue Dye * Blue on Cotton * Sky Blue on Cotton * Saxon Blue
BLEACHING AND RENOVATING TEXTILES: How to Clean Point Lace * How to Wash White Lace Veil * Properties of Flannel * How to clean and preserve Flannel * Linen * Preservation of Linen * How to Remove Stains from Linen * How to clean and wash Woollens * How to Preserve Woolens * How to clean Kid Gloves * How to Clean Kid Gloves * How to clean Buckskin Gloves * Starch Polish * How to make Washing Easy * Directions for Washing Calicoes * How to Wash White Lace * How to make Starch * How to Wash Flannels * * Clothing Renovator * How to remove stains from broadcloth * How to extract paint from cotton, silk and woolen goods * How to remove black stains on scarlet woolen goods * How to remove Grease * How to extract stains from white cotton goods * How to restore silks discolored by acids * How to renew old silks * How to remove mildew from linen * How to clean furs * Removing spots * How to extract grease from silks, paper, woolen goods and floors * How to extract oil spots from finished goods * How to take out Mildew * How to remove spots from silk * How to make old clothes look new * How to remove ink stains * Directions for cleaning silk goods * How to take stains of any kind out of linen * Stains of wine, fruit, &c., after they have been long in the linen * Dyes for Hats * How to Dye Hats * Chip or Straw Hats or Bonnets * How to Color Straw Hats or Bonnets a Beautiful Slate * Waterproof Stiffening for Hats * New Bleach for Wool, Silk or Straw * Silver Grey Dye on Straw * Bleaching Straw Goods * Bleaching Cotton
PAINTING AND PAPER HANGING: Useful Hints to House, Sign, Carriage and Fresco-Painters, Mixing Colors, Filling Compositions, Graining, Staining, &c.: Paint * Best Season for Painting Houses * Window Painting * How to Remove the Smell of Paint * Useful Hints to Painters * House Painting * Hard Drying Paint * Paste for Paper Hangings, Books, Paper Boxes, Etc * How to Remove Old Paint * Refuse Paint and Paint Skins * How to Use Smalts * How to Harden Whitewash * For Knotting * White Lead * How to cure Damp Walls * How to Protect Wood and Brick Work from Damp Weather * Putty for Repairing Broken Walls * Transparent Painting on Window Shades * How to Paint Magic Lantern Slides * Marine Paint for Metals in Salt Water * Crystal Varnish for Maps, Etc * Best Wash for Barns and Houses * Durable Outside Paint * Farmers’ Paint * How to Paint Banners on Cloth or Silk * Japanned Tin Signs * Changeable Signs * Transparent Cloth * Tinselled Letter Glass Signs * How to Incrust Window Glass with Jewels * How to Paint in Imitation of Ground Glass * Pencils for Writing on Glass * French Putty * Japan Drier, Best Quality * How to Reduce Oil Paint with Water * Flexible Paint for Canvas * Painter’s Cream * Smalt * Factitious Linseed Oil * Substitute for White Lead * Paint for Blackboards in Schools * Compound Iron Paint * Filling Compositions: 12 Kinds * Polishes * Oil Finishes * Porcelain Finish, Very Fine for Parlors * Silver Polish Kalomine * Prussian Blue * Chrome Yellow * Chrome Green * Pea Brown * Rose Pink * Patent Yellow * Naples Yellow * Cheap Yellow Paint * Stone Color Paint * Glazier’s Putty * How to Imitate Brown Freestone * German Carmine * Stain for Floors * Lead Color for Iron * A Good Imitation of Gold * Beautiful White Paint * For a Pure White Paint * How to Mix Common White Paint * How to Give Lustre to a Light Blue Ground * Invisible Green for Outside Work * Bright Varnish Green for Inside Blinds * Compound Greens * Pea Green * Vermilion * Compound Colors * Spirit Graining for Oak * How to Prepare the Ground for Oak Rollers * How to Imitate Old Oak * How to Imitate Old Oak in Oil * How to Imitate Pollard Oak * How to Imitate Mottled Mahogany * How to Imitate Rosewood * How to Imitate Birds Eye Maple * How to Imitate Curled Maple * Curled Maple in Oil for Outside Work * Satinwood * How to Imitate Yew Tree * How to Imitate Black and Gold Marble * Red Marble * Jasper Marble * Blue and Gold Marble * How to Imitate Granite * How to Imitate Hair Wood * Inlaid Mother of Pearl Work * Fancy Figures on Wood * Stains for Wood * Black Stains for Wood * Black Walnut Stain * How to Improve the Color of Stains * Etching on Glass * Etching Varnish * Fluoric Acid to make for Etching Purposes * Glass Grinding for Signs, Shades, &c * How to Drill and Ornament Glass * Gilding Glass Signs, &c * Glass Gilding, another method * Ornamental Designs on Glass * Glass and Porcelain Gilding * Drilling China, Glass, &c * Gold Lustre for Stoneware, &c * Gilding China and Glass * Painting on Glass * Instructions for Sign Writing, with colors to be used for ground and letters * How to Gild Letters on wood, &c * Gilding on Wood * Superfine Size for Gilding * Bronzing or Gilding Wood * Mosaic Gold Powder for Bronzing * Bronze Powder * General directions for Bronzing * Bronzing Iron * Dyes for Veneers * Strong Glue for Inlaying or Veneering * Beautiful Varnish for Violins, Etc * Varnish for Frames, Etc * Banner Painting * Oil Cloth Painting * How to Imitate Marble * How to repair the silvering on mirrors * How to Silver Looking Glasses * How to attach glass or metal letters to plate glass * Varnishes * Black Varnish for Coal Buckets * Varnish for Iron * Varnish for smooth moulding patterns * Varnish for boilers * Varnish for baskets * Varnish for cardwork * Varnish for Drawings * Varnish for grates * Varnish for Paper Hangings * Milk Paint for Barns, any color * How to make Paints without lead or oil * Paris Green * Beautiful Green Paint for Walls * Blue color for ceilings * Painting in Milk * Premium Paint without oil or lead * Green paint for garden stands, etc * How to Bleach Oil * Mixture to restore old paint * Porcelain colors * How to write on glass in the sun * Colored Potters’ Glazings * Useful Hints for Carriage Painters * How to copy an ornament * Striping or “picking out” for carriage work * Varnishing of coaches and carriages * Bronzing * Priming for Carriage Work * Hard Drying Putty * Rough Stuff * Facing Lead for Carriage Work * Coach Painting * Prepared Oil for Carriages * Rules for Measuring Painters’ Work * Fresco Painting * Paper Hangings * How to clean Paper Hangings * Tools for Paper Hanging * Paste for Paper Hangings * Preparation of Walls or Grounds * In white or colored walls in distemper * Ivy on outside walls * On hanging common papers * On pasting paper * Lining paper * Hanging Flock Papers with Crimson Stained Ground
MARBLE AND IVORY WORK: How to Cut, Polish and Remove Stains from Marble, To Soften, Silver and Dye Ivory, &c: How to cut and polish marble * Powerful cement for broken marble * Seven colors for staining marble * Perpetual ink for Tombstones * How to clean old marble * How to extract oil from marble or stone * How to gild letters on marble * How to clean marble * How to Imitate Marble * How to take Stains out of Marble * Alabaster * How to Bronze Alabaster * How to imitate Alabaster * How to join Alabaster * How to clean Alabaster * Ivory * How to stain Ivory * How to Polish Ivory * How to Gild Ivory * Etching fluid for ivory * How to silver ivory * How to soften ivory * How to whiten ivory * Another way to bleach ivory * Dyes for Ivory, Horn and Bone * Mother of Pearl Work * How to Polish Pearl * Horn in Imitation of Tortoise Shell
GUNSMITHS, TINSMITHS, &c.: The Manufacture, Care and Management of Guns, Sizes of Tinware, Lacquer for Tin, &c.: Care and Management of Guns * Precautions respecting Guns * Bronzing fluid for Guns * Blueing on Revolvers and Gun Barrels * Fine Blue Finish for Gun Barrels * Browning for Gun Barrels * Browning for Twist Barrels * Browning Composition for Gun Barrels * Varnish and Polish for Gun Stocks * How to Bore Gun Barrels * Damascus Twist and Stub-Twist Gun Barrels * Damaskeening * Gunpowder * Blasting Powders * Blasting Rocks, &c * How to make Dualin * How to clean cotton waste * Sizes of Tin Ware of Different Kinds * Gold Lacquer for Tin – Transparent, All Colors * Crystallized Tin Plate * How to Crystallize Tin * Tinning Small Articles * Japanners Gold Size * Black Varnish for Iron Work
TANNERS, LEATHER DRESSERS, HARNESS MAKERS, &c ~ Different Methods of Tanning, Sizing, Blacking, Cements, Polishes, Dyes, &c: Waterproof Varnish for Harness * Blacking for Harness * Best Harness Varnish Extant * Harness Oil * Bridle Stain * Brilliant Varnish for Leathe * Keeping Harness Pliable * Tanning * Cheap Tanning without Bark or Mineral Astringents * New Tanning Composition * Tanning and Buffing Deer Skins for Gloves * Tanning with Acid * Canadian Process * Process of Tanning, Calf, Kip and Harness Leather in from 6 to 30 Days * How to tan raw hide * How to tan fur skins * How to Tan Muskrat Skins with the fur on * How to tan skins with the fur on * Curriers’ Size * Curriers’ Paste * Curriers’ Skirting * Skirting * Dyes for Morocco and Sheep Leather * How to dye leather yellow * Green dye for leather * Cheap color for the edge * Beautiful Bronze for leather * Superior Edge blacking * French Finish for leather * Neetmok Leather * French Patent Leather * Brilliant French Varnish for leather * Liquid Japan for leather * French Polish or dressing for leather * Gold Varnish * Grain black for harness leathe * How to utilize leather scraps * Sizing for boots and shoes in treeing out * Black varnish for the edge * Beautiful stains for boots, shoes and leather goods * Waterproof oil blacking * Shoemakers’ Heel Ball * Best Heel Ball * Channellers and Shoemaker’s Cement * Cement for leather on rubber soles and leather belting * German blacking * Oil Paste Blacking * Polish for Patent Leather * Superior waterproof composition for leather * Waterproof composition for boots and shoes * Fine blacking for shoes * Oil paste blacking * Liquid blacking * On Rubber Goods * Light Buffer Springs * Grey packing for marine engines * Rag packing for valves, bearing springs, &c * Composition for suction house for fire engines, etc * Common black packing * Common white buffer rings * Vulcanite or ebonite * Best pure springs or washers * How to vulcanize India Rubber * How to deodorize rubber * Gutta percha and rubber waste * How to repair leakages in fire engine hose * How to repair rubber hose * Varnish for faded rubber goods
WATCHMAKING ~ The Modus Operandi Complete in All Its Various Details: On Watch Cleaning * How to Clean * The “Chemical Process” * How to Prepare Chalk for Cleaning * Pivot Wood * Pith for Cleaning * How to Pivot * How to tell when the Lever is of Proper Length * How to change the Depth of Lever Escapement * Compensation Balance of Chronometers * Watch Spring Manufacture * How to Tell When Lever Pallets are of Proper Size * How to Lengthen Levers of Anchor Escapement Watches without Hammering or Soldering * How to Temper Case and other Springs of Watches * How to make Red Watch Hands * How to Drill into Hard Steel * How to Put Teeth in Watch or Clock Wheels without Dovetailing or Soldering * How to Case Harden Iron * How to Frost Watch Movements * Rule for Determining Correct Diameter of a Pinion by Measuring the Teeth of the Wheel that Matches Into It * How to Polish Wheels perfectly Without Injury * Sandoz’ Method of Producing Isochronism in Flat and Breguet Springs * Adjustments to Positions * How to Regulate a Watch in a Few Minutes, and a Practical Method to Put a New Hair Spring, of the Right Size and Perfectly Regulated in a Watch without Running It * Of Compensation * How to make Polishing Broaches * How to Polish Steel * Crocus Powder for Polishing * How to Remove Rust from Iron or Steel * How to make Burnishers * How to Prepare a Burnisher for Polishing * Rules for Determining the Correct Length of the Leverl Size of Ruby-Pin Table, Size of the Pallets, and Depth of Escapement of Lever Watches * How to Prevent Watches Losing Time from Action of Pendulum Spring * Management of the Watch * How to Put Watches in Beat * How to Frost Watch Plates * How to Restore Watch Dials * How to Whiten Silver Watch Dials * How to Make a Watch Keep Good Time when Cylinder Edges are Worn Off, by Altering the Escapement without Putting a New Cylinder In * Polishing Watch Balance * How to Prevent a Chain Running off the Fusee * How to Tighten a Ruby Pin * How to Temper Brass, or to Draw Its Temper * How to Temper Gravers * How to Temper Drills * Other Methods to Temper Springs * How to Temper Clicks, Ratchets, &c * How to Temper Staffs, Cylinders or Pinions without Springing Them * How to Draw the Temper from Part of a Small Steel Article * How to Blue Screws Evenly * How to Remove Blueing from Steel * How to make Diamond Broaches * Jewelling * How to make Diamond Files * How to make a Diamond Mill * How to make Diamond Dust * How to Preserve Pinions or Bearings from Corrosion and Rust * How to Bush * How to Remedy Worn Pinions * How to Oil Properly * How to make the Clock Strike Correctly * A Defect to Look After * Figures on Gold and Silver Dials * How to Re-Black Clock Hands * Lists of Trains of Watches * How to Tin Copper Stew Dishes, Etc * How to Draw the Temper from Delicate Steel Pieces without Springing Them * A Valuable Recipe for Goldsmiths * How to make Pivot Files * How to Clean a Clock
JEWELLERS, GOLD AND SILVERSMITHS: Gold Alloys * New and Beautiful Alloys * Sterling Gold Alloy * Dry Coloring for the Foregoing Alloys * Wet Colored Alloys * How to Wet Color the Foregoing Alloys * Alloys, Continued * Alloys for Gold * Alloy for Watch Pinion Sockets * New French Patent Alloy for Silver * Jeweller’s Alloys – Solder, Etc * Ordinary Bright Gold Wire, Table showing the proportions of alloy from 1 oz. up to 21 oz. * How to find the number of carats of gold in an object * How to Fuse Gold Dust * How to Refine Gold * How to Recover Gold Lost in Coloring * How to recover Gold from Gilt Metal * How to cleanse Gold tarnished in Soldering * How to remove Soft Solder from Gold * Jeweler’s Gold compositions * Artificial Gold * Colored Gold * How to give a bright gold tinge to silver * French Gold Plate * How to make Gilding Metal for Common Jewelry * Spot Gilding * How to Hard Solder Gold, Silver, Copper, Brass, Iron Steel or Platina * How to Soft Solder Articles * English standard for silver * For Silversmiths * How to Refine Silver * How to Extract Silver from Waste Products * How to clean Silver Tarnished in Soldering * How to Wash Silverware * Ornamental Designs on Silver * Dead white on Silver Articles * How to Frost Polished Silver * Silvering Shells * Liquid Foil for Silvering Glass Globes, &c * Silvering Hooks and Eyes * Pickle for Frosting and Whitening Silver Goods * How to Silver Clock Faces * Silver Solders * How to make and apply Silver Plating Solution * Silver Plating Fluid * Cold Silvering of Metals * Silvering Solution for Electrotype Plates * Silvering by Heat * Mixture for Silvering * How to Separate Silver from Copper * How to write in Silver * Silvering Powder * How to refine Sweepings containing Gold or Silver * How to Separate Gold and Silver from Lace * Polishing Powder for Gold and Silver * How to Test Gold * How to Clean Jewelry * Coloring of Jewelry * How to Heighten the Color of Yellow Gold * For Green Gold * How to clean Gilt Jewelry * Coloring of Gilding * For Red Gold * Fine Color for Heavy Gilt Work * Fine Color for Light Plated Work * How to solder Tortoise Shell * Artificial Pearls * Reviver for Old Jewelry * How to Cleanse Brushes * How to Cut Glass Round or Oval without a Diamond * Arrangements of Lapidaries’ Cutting Plates * Polishing Diamonds * How to Determine the Exact Focal Distance of Spectacle Glasses
MACHINISTS, METAL WORKERS, ARTISANS, MANUFACTURES, TRADES AND OCCUPATIONS Including Iron, Steel, Brass, Copper, Tin, Oil, Glue, Glass, &c., Steam Engine and Boiler Making, Instructions to Engineers, Their Duties, Varieties of Steam Engines, Incrustation in Boilers, Mining, Smelting, Drilling, Enamelling, Planing, Trade Secrets, Formulas, Diagrams, Processes of Mathematical Calculations and Computations, Saw Mills, One Hundred and Forty Mechanical Movements Illustrated: Instructions to Engineers * Steam Packing * How to Work Steam Expansively * How to Set the Valve of an Engine * How to find the Stroke of the Valve * How to find the Throw of the Eccentric * Lead on the Slide Valve * Lap on the Slide Valve * Giffard’s Injector * How to prevent incrustation in boilers * Average proportion of various parts of engines * Rule for size of cylinders * Stroke of engines * Balance Wheels * How to Reverse an Engine * Rule to find the weight necessary to put on a leaver when the area of valve, lever, &c are known * Marine Engines: Duties to machinery when steam is getting up; Starting the engines; Duties when under steam; Duties to machinery when the ship has arrived in port * Engineer’s Bell Signals in Use on Steamers * Steam Fire Engines * Portable Engines * Instructions to Engineers and Firemen on Locomotives * Power of Engines * Average Proportion of the various parts of Locomotives * Rule to find the Horse-Power of a Locomotive * Fire Cement * Railway Train Speed Table * Doherty’s description * Cement for Steam-Pipe Joints, etc with Faced Flanges * Soft Cement for Steam-Boilers, Steam Pipes, Etc * Application for Burns and Scalds * Blowing Engines for Smelting * On Saw Mills – How to get the most lumber from Saw Logs * How to Repair Fractured Circular Saws * How to Mend Broken Cross Cut Saws * Quantity and Cost of Supplies for Horses and Lumbering Crews in the Woods * Fitting a New Back on an old Millstone * Balancing a Millstone * Composition to Keep Millstones Clean * Holes in Millstones * Rock Dams * Frame Dams * Brush or Log Dams * Mill Dams * Flour Mill Machinery * Velocity of Wheels, Pulleys, Drums, Etc * Cotton Factory * Size for Dressing Cotton Yarn or Warps * Beautiful Sizing for Linen * How to Improve Poor Iron * Welding Cast Steel * German Welding Powder * Damascus Steel * Working Steel for Tools * How to Soften Iron or Steel * Composition for Welding Cast Steel * Water Annealing * Belgian Welding Powder * Composition used in Welding Cast Steel * How to restore Burnt Steel and Improve Poor Steel * How to restore Burnt Cast Steel * Restoring Burnt Steel * Composition to Toughen Steel * Gearing a Lathe for Screw Cutting * Cutting a Screw in an Engine Lathe * Cutting Square Thread Screws * Mongrel Threads * Planing Metals * Planing Perpendicularly * Gear Cutting * Depth of Teeth * Measuring to find the Number of Teeth * Bevel Gears * Vulcanite Emery Wheels * How to braze a bandsaw * How to remove rust * Burglar and Drill-proof Diamond Drill * How to resharpen old files * Substitute for Borax * Dipping tools when hardening * How to harden metals * Draw filing and finishing * Lining boxes with Babbit metal * Compositions to fill holes in castings * Moulding sand for Casting Brass or Iron * How to file a Square Hole * How to turn chilled Iron * Drilling Holes in Cast Iron * Hardening Wood for Pulleys * How to solder Ferrules for Tool Handles * How to engrave on Copper * Cast Engravings * Good Brass for Machinery * Bronze * Superior Bell Metal * Yellow Brass for Casting * Red Brass for Gilt Articles * Yellow Brass for Turning * Another brass for turning * Good Britannia Metal * German Silver, first Quality for Casting * Ormolu Coloring, Lacquers, &c., 18 Kinds * Bronzing Compositions, 82 Kinds * How to Repair Cracked Bells * How to break up Old Cannon * Different Styles of Filing * How to Remedy Slip or Driving Belts * Tarnish on Electro Plate * Coating Iron Castings with Gold or Silver * Brunswick Black for Grates * Bronze Paint for Iron * Tinning Iron * How to recover the tin iron from old Britannia * Kustitien’s Metal for Tinning * Preventing of Rust * How to Purify Zinc * Transparent Blue for Iron or Steel * Lead Shot * Paint for Sheet Iron Smoke Pipe * How to Copper the Surface of Iron, Steel or Iron Wire * Lead Pipe * How to Join Broken Lead Pipes during Pressure of Water * How to repair small leaks in Lead Pipes * How to Prevent Corrosion in Lead Pipes * How to Bend Copper or Brass Tubes * How to Join Lead Plates * How to Join Lead Pipes * How to Prevent Lead Exploding * Tabular view of the Processes of Soldering * 32 Kinds of Solders * Soldering Fluid * Tempering Liquids * Tempering Mill Picks * How to Temper a Drill Very Hard * Composition for Tempering * Tempering Saws * Tempering Spiral Springs * Tempering Steel Springs * How to Temper Springs * Case-hardening Compound * Tempering Swords and Cutlasses * Tempering Tools * How to Temper Taps on Reamers * How to Temper and Harden Cast Steel * Metallic Bath for Tempering * Tempering Razors, Cutlery, Etc * Turning and Boring * Boring a Hole with a Boring Tool * Boring Holes with Boring Arbor * How to Drill a Hole where you have no Reamer * How to make a Boring Arbor and Tool that will not Chatter * How to Straighten Shafting * Turning Shafting * How to Forge a Twist Drill * How Compute the Number of Teeth Required in a Train of Wheels to Produce a Given Velocity * How to compute the Diameter of a Wheel * How to Compute the true or chordial pitch * Paper Friction Pulleys * On Belting and Friction * Wheel Gearing * Galvanized Iron * How to Form Perfect Squares * Beklls * How to protect wood from the influences of air and water * How to remove stains from wood * How to stain wood * Action of water on Lead * How to Preserve Metals from Rust * How to Remove or keep Rust from Cutlery * How to Prevent Iron or Steel from Rusting * Steel Prevention of Rust * Springs * How to prevent Water Pipes from Freezing * Refining Fluxes for Metals * Flux for Welding Copper * Cornish Reducing Flux * Paste for Cleaning Metals * Zincing * How to Cloud Metal Work * Tinning Acid for Brass or Zinc * Tinning Cast Iron * Bronze Paint for Iron or Brass * How to Bronze Iron Castings * Removing Zinc and Iron from Plumber’s solder * Solution of Copper or Zinc * How to remove stains from Bronze * How to reduce Oxide of Zinc * Bronzing Liquids for Tin Castings * How to Tin Copper and Brass * How to Separate Tin from Lead * How to clean and polish Brass * Brass Solution * Brassing Iron * How to Refine Copper * How to obtain Iron Lustre * Fancy Colors on Metals * How to Cast Brass Solid * 140 Valuable Mechanical Movements for Inventors, Model Makers, Etc, Illustrated * Bottle Glass * Glass Staining * How to Stain or Color Glass * Soluble Glass * How to Cut Glass * Stained Glass Pigments * Neat’s Foot Oil * Economic Lubricators * Patent Lubricating Oil * Watchmakers’ Oil * How to manufacture Glue * How to make cheap waterproof glue * Fire and Waterproof glue * Prepared Liquid Glue * Glue for labeling on metals * Marine Glue * Bank note Glue * Glue to resist moisture * Gum for backing labels * Cement for electrical machines and galvanic troughs * Hydraulic cement * Engineers’ cement * Roman cement * Cementing emery to wood * Turners’ Cement * Cement to fasten leather on top rollers * Cast Iron Cement * Cement for joints of iron pipes or holes in castings * Best cement for Aquaria * Strong cement for steam joints * Cement for holes or cracks * Air and water tight cement for casks and cisterns * Gasfitters’ Cement * Coppersmith’s Cement * Cement for external use * Cement to resist red heat and boiling water * Cement to join sections of cast iron wheels * Cement for mending china * How to cement broken china * Asbestos powder as a cement * Cement for Alabaster * Cement for iron ware * Cement for petroleum lamps * Vicat’s Hydraulic cement * Rust joint, Quick Setting * Jeweller’s Armenian Cement * Jeweller’s Cement * Sealing Cement * How to make Lithographic Ink * How to make Indelible Ink for marking linen without preparation * Black Stencil Ink * Indelible Stencil Inks * Blue Ruling Ink * Ticketing ink for Grocers * Premium Black Writing Ink * Superior Blue Ink * Horticultural Ink * Fine Black Writing Ink * Blue Ink * Violet Ink * Gold Ink * Silver Ink * Fullam’s Recipe for Indelible Stencil Plate Ink * Exchequer Ink * Asiatic Ink * Indelible Ink for Glass or Metals * Black Copying ink or writing fluid * Red Ink * Luminous Ink – Shines in the Dark * Yellow Ink * Invisible Ink * Red Ruling Ink * Marking Ink * Ink Marking * Sympathetic Ink * Sealing Wax * On Melting and Refining
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