MRS. BEETONíS HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT A Complete Cookery Book: Beeton Mrs. [Isabella] MRS. BEETONíS HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT A Complete Cookery Book: Beeton Mrs. [Isabella] MRS. BEETONíS HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT A Complete Cookery Book: Beeton Mrs. [Isabella]


Beeton Mrs. [Isabella]

Published by London Ward, Lock and Co. [circa 1923], 1923
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A New Edition. With 32 plates in colour and nearly 700 illustrations on double-sided black and white plates. Thick 8vo, publisherís original olive green cloth backed in polished red cloth embossed in blind in an elaborate dentil manner with gilt lettering, the end-leaves, both pastedowns and flies with colourful advertisements for soaps and sauces, peas, appliances, sardines, and etc. xvi, 1680 pp. An unusually bright and attractive copy, if this was ever used at all it was certainly by the tidiest cook imaginable, the paper is fresh, clean, unsoiled and with no spotting, the plates are all quite fine, the hinges strong, rare for such a massive textblock and the binding in excellent state of preservation. ONE OF THE MOST AMBITIOUS PRODUCTIONS OF "THE FINEST HOUSEKEEPER IN THE WORLD" - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. This whooping tome of well over 1500 pages features not only countless recipes but general tips on food buying and preparation, table-setting, housework, servants, laundry, etiquette, decorating and a whole lot more. If you want to be sure you're folding those napkins properly, laying out the correct china and trussing that roast right you really need to get this book. Bookseller Inventory # 26980

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Publisher: London Ward, Lock and Co. [circa 1923]

Publication Date: 1923

Binding: Hardcover

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