Philadelphia: Printed and Sold by James Humphreys. 1804. 1st US edition, with Notes and Additions (American Imprints 6561; Austin 1073). , [vi], [ix] - xii, 163, [5 (adverts)] pp. Numerous mispaginations, though text continuous. Errata slip tipped onto ffep. 12mo: a^6 A - O^6. 6-3/4" x 4". Period full mottled calf, with maroon leather title label to spine. Geneal binding wear with front joint held by cords. Chipping to right side of title label. Usual browning & spotting to paper, with a rather unsightly spot to lower corner of A6 & B1 [no text obscured]. Later book label to front paste-down. A Good copy. Item #33889.2
First published anonymously in London in 1767. Contains an extended list [50 pp] of food & drink recipes for feeding the ill [who wouldn't get better after eating a portion of White (or Brown) Caudle?], with some recipes added soley to this American edition (e.g., Syrup of Turneps [sic], p. 105- "This simple syrup has been found very useful in coughs.").
NB. We have noted 2 issues of this title- provisionally assigning 1st to that with the hand-canceled word error on page 8 and 2nd to the copy with the eratta slip.
Scarce in the trade.