Paris: A La Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, 1837. Third edition of a rare book. OCLC lists no copies of the first or second editions. Of the present edition, it lists nine copies, only one of which is in North America (New York Public Library). Folding plate of fourteen diagrams of various styles of chimneys (Cheminées a la Rumford). Binding extremities have some wear. Crown of spine has a few small chips. Tail of spine has been worn away less than 1/4". Small closed tear on p. 251-2, affecting text. Two small pieces of archival tape on p. 252. Tear across folding plate, which has been closed with tape. A good copy. Quarter green leather over marbled boards with a gilt-ruled and gilt lettered spine. Twelvemo. , ii, 269 pp. Item #16214
During her lifetime, Elisabeth-Mouillard Felicie Bayle, known as Elisabeth Celnart, (1796-1865) was a prolific author and she wrote books on rural life and home economics. Nouveau Manuel contains recipes for various dishes, how to preserve fruit, preparing casks of wine, and more. Celnart is also the author of Le Guide de la parfumerie (1834).