The gentleman's companion, and Tradesman's Delight. Containing, the mystery of dying in all its branches. The manner of preparing colours. The Method of cleaning and taking out Stains from Silks, Woollen, or Linnen. To clean Gold or Silver Lace, and Plate. To prepare a Cement for China, or Glass. The art of drawing, Limning, Painting, Etching, Engraving, Carving, Gilding, Enamelling, and Refreshing Pictures. Likewise the quality of natural and artificial metals. How to harden or soften them. The Art of soldering, burnishing, and gilding Metals. To make all Sorts of Ink To prepare Gold and Silver for Writing. To make Sealing-Wax, or Wafers. To know the Purity of Gold or Silver, and detect counterfeit Coins. The great Mr. Boyle's method of writing in such a manner as cannot be discovered without the help of fire, water, &c. To take Blots out of Paper. The Art of dressing, cleaning, and perfuming Gloves and Ribbons; and washing all Sorts of Lace. Also the method of curing and preserving English wines in the best Manner. And some excellent Receipts in Cookery, Physick, and Surgery. With many other useful Things never before printed.