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Title:The Housekeeper's Instructor: or, Universal Family Cook. Being a Full and Clear Display of the Art of Cookery in All Its Branches
Price:AUD$280.00 (about USD$172.70)
Item ID:SB00-0212257
Publisher:J. Stratford, London, 1805
Binding:Modern Green Buckram
Dust Jacket:No
J. Stratford, 1805, Modern Green Buckram, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, 13th

448 pages, + 16 pages of index. Rebound in contemporary green buckram. All edges very oxidised, and a feeling of fragility to the grey pages. The original owner has proudly written in the cursive style "Margaret Blackstock's book January 4, 1805 Kirkendbright" on the front free end page which is chipped and has suffered loss. There is a frontispiece illustration of the editor of this addition which happens to be the 13th edition. . The rest of the title continues as follows "Containing Proper Direction for Dressing All Kinds of Butcher's Meat, Poultry, Game, Fish, Etc. The Method of Preparing All the Varieties of Soups, Hashes, and Made Dishes. The Whole Art of Confectionery, Pickling, Preserving, Etc. The Making and Keeping Imperfection British Wine; and Proper Rules for Brewing Malt Liquor for Large or Small Families. To Which Is Added the Complete Art of Carving, Illustrated with Engravings Explaining by Proper References, the Manner in Which Young Practitioners May Acquit Themselves at Table with Elegance and Ease. Also Bills of Fare for Every Month in the Year, the Manner of Decorating at Table, Displayed by Copper Plates. Directions for Marketing. Observations on: Red Poisons, and the Management of the Kitchen and Fruit Garden. By W. A. Henderson Many Years Eminent in the Culinary Profession. The Thirteenth Edition. Corrected, Revised, and Considerably Improved by Every Modern Edition and Variation in the Arts, by Jacob Christopher Shnebbelie, Late Apprenticed to Messrs.Tupp and Perry Oxford Street; Afterwards Principal Cook at Melun's Hotel, Bath; and Now of the Albany, London" Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: 0212257.
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