Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baired, 1861.
Hardcover. Very good. Eighth Edition. 7 in., 216 pp + publisher's catalogue, bound in original brown pebbled cloth with lettering in gilt on front cover and spine. Illustrated with 7 figures. Edges and corners rubbed, chipping to spine ends; binding tight, text with light foxing but generally clean. Includes many recipes for creating paints, stains, and varnish, as well as "tests for the detection of adulterations in oils, colours, etc." and "a statement of diseases to which painters, gilders, and varnishers are particularly liable."