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Warne's Model Cookery and Housekeeping Book, Jewry, Mary (editor and compiler)

Author    Jewry, Mary (editor and compiler)

Title   Warne's Model Cookery and Housekeeping Book

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Fair

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   Revised

Size   Octavo

Publisher   London Frederick Warne and Co.

Seller ID   006398

728 pp. Cloth boards are worn and stained. Red backstrip has been damaged and strangely mended. Lower board is detached, but present. Front pastedown is a fascinating advertisement for "Jay's Domestic Mourning Department, Regent Street". Foxing to edges of text block. Foxing throughout. No noticeable cooking stains, and no marginalia, underlining, etc. Previous owner’s details (in sepia, dated 1879) to front free endpaper. Dozens of colour plates, and many more small black-and-white drawings in the text. "Containing complete instructions in household management, and [3000] receipts for Breakfast dishes. Bread, biscuits, etc. Fish and Soups. Sauces and Gravies. Beef, mutton. Lamb, venison. Veal, pork. Poultry and game. Made dishes and entrées. Meat and fish pies, etc. Vegetables. Potting and collaring. Pastry and puddings. Soufflés and omelets. Creams and jellies. Relishes. Custards, ices, and cakes. Desserts. Preserves and pickles. Butter and cheese. Wines, drinks, and ale. Cookery for the sick. Bills of fare. Duties of servants, &c." A heavy book: postage as quoted applies in Australia, but please contact us for overseas rates.

Price = 85.00 AUD

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