MRS. WINSLOW'S DOMESTIC RECEIPT BOOK FOR 1863. Jeremiah Curtis, John I. Brown.


New York: Curtis & Brown, 1863. First Edition. Softcover. 32pp. Contains a three-page essay, "The Poverty Cure," recipes for puddings and pies, breakfast and tea cakes, dessert cakes, side dishes and relishes, pickles and preserves, and home remedies, along with ads and testimonials for Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup, Brown's Bronchial Troches and Vermifuge Comfits, and The Household Panacea. Bound in printed yellow wrappers. 6.5" x 4". Dog-eared. Good. Item #039899

"In the 1840s, Charlotte N. Winslow developed a medicine to quiet restless and teething infants and children. Her daughter and son-in-law, Lucy and Jeremiah Curtis, became proprietors of the patent medicine. The syrup had 65 mg morphine per fluid ounce" (WorldCat note).

Price: $20.00

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