The Southern Gardener and Receipt Book/Special Edition
The Southern Gardener and Receipt Book by P. Thornton is a 1984 special edition of the original 1845 version. Published by Oxmoor House,Inc. for members of the Antique American Cookbook Library. This is a lovely 395 page book with ivory text sheets, silk moire endleaves, with a cover in Permalin,Boniflex, and Taratan bonded leather. Its page ends are gold with a silk bookmark inside. This book covers kitchen gardens, early cooking receipts, receipts for domestic purposes, collection of receipts for the cure of diseases in man, and a collection of receipts for the cure of diseases in animals. This would be a nice addition to any library.