Jewry, Mary (editor and compiler)
Title Warne's Model Cookery and Housekeeping Book
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Fair
Jacket Condition No Jacket
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  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.