Family Recipe Book (medicinal advertising + recipes) Canada late 1800s


This book will be found to contain a large
       number of colouring, cooking and
            other receipts, very useful
                    to every family


                   Newcastle Ont.
         Published by Northrop & Lyman
Globe Printing Company King St. Toronto


While its front cover promises useful information, the majority of the contents is advertising, mostly medicinal cures...which makes for much more interesting content!

Medicinal info:

  • Testimonials
  • Trask's Magnetic Ointment, for: Diptheria, inflammation of knee-joint, sore eyes, inflammation of bowel..
  • Ransom's Hive Syrup and Tolu
  • Bryan's Pulmonic Wafers
  • Job Moses' Periodic Pills (Female Remedy)
  • Dr. Fowler's Extract of Wild Strawberry
  • Hall's Sicilian Hair Renewer
  • Darley's Arabian Oil
  • Ayer's Sarsparilla
  • Dr. Kellogg's Catarrh Snuff
  • ...and many more!


  • recipes for Sand Tarts, Washing Fluid, Cream Nectar...
  • Wit and Humor
  • recipes for Tomato Catsup, Higdom...
  • Warner's waterproof blacking
  • and many more recipes...

32 pages + covers