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Lee, Mrs. N. K. M. (A Boston Housekeeper)

Published by Arno Press

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From: The Bookworm Bookstore (Lemoyne, PA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Arno Press. VG+/VG+. Being a complete culinary encyclopedia. A 1972 reprint of the 1832 edition. 298 pp. Seller Inventory # 7625

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The Cook's Own Book: Being a Complete: A Boston Housekeeper

A Boston Housekeeper [Mrs. N.K.M. Lee]

Published by Munroe & Francis (1832)

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About this Item: Munroe & Francis, 1832. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. A Boston Housekeeper [Mrs. N.K.M. Lee]. The Cook's Own Book: Being a Complete Culinary Encyclopedia, Boston: Munroe & Francis, 1832. 12mo, first edition, pp. xxxvi, 300, full sheep, probably a 20th-century binding, gilt stamped lettering and rules to spine, with endpages replaced and no half-title, reverse of ffep preserving a gift inscription, with another ownership signature on title page. Woodcut engraving showing how to break down an ox, with the facing page giving prices of various cuts of meat. See Lowenstein, American Cookery, 160, and Cagle & Stafford 447. OCLC Worldcat locates several copies in American institutions, but this first edition is scarce in the private marketplace, the auction records showing that the last sale took place in 2008 ($1800 at Swann gallery). Condition of this book: Very good and tight, boards worn at extremities, scattered light to moderate foxing. Seller Inventory # ABE-1492464669320

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