Prunella Vulgaris's compendium, or: A companion for the ingenious of either sex. The newest experiments in japanning, to imitate the Indian way, plain and in speckles, rockwork, figures, &c. The art of persuming and beautifying. Divers receipts in physick and surgery, with many other useful things. To make enamel of divers colours for gold, silver, or other metals. To which are added, many curiosities, and rare secrets, known to few, but very profitable and pleasant.
Friday, June 15, 2012
Someplace cool and subterranean, I wish there was something like that here. These were the kinds of things that fascinated me as a kid but I never knew how to find out more about them. Thank you Internets!