MRS. BEETON’S FAMILY COOKERY With Nearly 3,000 Practical Recipes...

(London: Ward, Lock and Co., Limited, circa 1925).

A FAMOUS ENGLISH COOKERY BOOK. An early 20th century edition of one of the most famous cookbook series by “the best housewife in the world”. While mostly a cookbook, there are also chapters on labor saving devices such as vacuum cleaners and cloth washing machines, serving, carving, napkin folding, room layout, and etc. Item #26987

Early Edition. Illustrated with 20 full-page plates in colour and a profusion of additional full-page plates in black and white. Original illustrated endpapers. Thick 8vo, publisher’s original sea-green cloth, the spine in contrasting dark-green morocco with full gilt decorations and lettering occupying the entirety of the spine panel, both pastedowns and flies with colourful advertisements for household items, 864, 16 ads. pp. A pleasing and handsome copy, quite fine and very well preserved with only light mellowing or age evidence to the text-block as usual. The binding in excellent condition.

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Price: $195.00