Consult Me, on Disease, Herbs, Medicine, Cooking, Confectionary, Wines, Brewing, Preserving, Sugar Boiling, Dyeing, Beverages, Pickling, and 1000 Other Things - 1868 - William Nicholson and Sons, Halifax - First Edition A nice example of this fabulous compendium of all things, the title being so long that we have used the condensed version printed on the covers. Few illustrations amongst text.

All listed in alphabetical order, the majority being recipes and medicinal remedies.
  Small octavo (book size 17.5x11.8cm), pp. [2] 4-460 [4 (publisher’s catalogue)]. In publisher’s embossed burgundy-brown embossed cloth, spine lettered in gilt, front board lettered and blocked in gilt, boards decorated in blind, all edges trimmed, neatly re-cased with later brown coated endpapers.   Condition: Near fine, shading to boards, a little light spotting to first and last few pages else internally fine.   Ref: 110213   Price: HK$ 2,000