1820. Item #87097
ACCUM, Fredrick. TREATISE ON ADULTERATIONS OF FOOD AND CULINARY POISONS EXHIBITING THE FRAUDULENT SOPHISTICATIONS OF BREAD, BEER, WINE SPIRITUOUS LIQUORS, TEA, COFFEE, CREAM CONFECTIONERY, VINEGAR, MUSTARD, PEPPER, CHEESE, OLIVE OIL, PICKLES, AND OTHER ARTICLES EMPLOYED IN DOMESTIC ECONOMY, AND METHODS OF DETECTING THEM. Philadelphia: Ab'm Small, 1820. 143p. Small Octavo. Bound in 3/4 leather with marbled boards, endpapers and edges, needs rebinding. Ex-library with perforated stamp to title and ink stamp to title page verso. Interior is clean and bright. A controversial and pioneering work on food additives and poisons. Very good save binding.