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Barkham Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information

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Summary

Universal Assistant and Treasure House of Information to be Consulted on Every Question That Arises in Everyday Life by Young and Old Alike!
Including: 521 Recipes * 236 Remedies * 150 Themes for Debate * How to Be Handsome * Mother Shipton's Prophesy * The Cure for Baldness * How to Distinguish Death * PLUS other 20,000 Things Worth Knowing, and Much Much More.
CONTENTS
HOW POOR BOYS BECOME SUCCESSFUL MEN * THE ART OF PENMANSHIP * ORNAMENTAL PENMANSHIP * HOW TO WRITE A BUSINESS LETTER * ELEMENTS OF SUCCESS IN BUSINESS * DETECTING COUNTERFEIT MONEY * HOW TO ADVERTISE * HOW TO BE HANDSOME *MULTUM IN PARVO * 110 MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS * HOUSEHOLD RECIPES * HOW TO DESTROY HOUSEHOLD PESTS * ACCIDENTS AND INJURIES (236 ITEMS) * THE FAMILY PHYSICIAN * LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS * MASTERPIECES OF ELOQUENCE * SUNDRY BRIEF ITEMS OF INTEREST * PHYSICIAN'S DIGESTION TABLE * THEMES FOR DEBATE (150) * COOKERY RECIPES (521) * HOW TO COOK FISH * HOW TO CHOOSE AND COOK GAME * HOW TO MAKE ICE CREAMS, WATER ICES AND JELLIES * HOW TO SELECT AND COOK MEATS * HOW TO MAKE PIES * HOW TO MAKE PRESERVES * HOW TO BOIL, BAKE AND STEAM PUDDINGS * HOW TO PUT UP PICKLES AND MAKE CATSUPS * HOW TO ROAST, BROIL OR BOIL POULTRY * SAUCES FOR MEATS AND FISH * HOW TO MAKE SOUPS AND BROTH * HOW TO COOK VEGETABLES * HOW TO CALCULATE * 20,000 THINGS WORTH KNOWING (20,000 ITEMS)

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