The Complete English Cook or Prudent Housewife. Peckham Ann.
The Complete English Cook or Prudent Housewife
The Complete English Cook or Prudent Housewife
The Complete English Cook or Prudent Housewife
The Complete English Cook or Prudent Housewife

The Complete English Cook or Prudent Housewife

Leeds: Griffith Wright, 1773.

Second Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Fair Condition. Item #CAT000165
ISBN: NoISBN

Full contemporary calf, worn, loss of leather at spine ends. Mild foxing internally and 5 pages with a burn hole through them, with loss of text to about a dozen recipes - apparently someone cooking a Fricasy of Pigs Feet and Ears by candlelight. iv, 5-201, 34 pages of menus, 9pp of index. Cagle 919 (for the 1767 1st ed.), Bitting 360, Oxford 96 - the latter two identifying the Second Edition as 1771.

A bevy of good seafood recipes - herring, muscles, shrimps, prawns, oysters, cockles, spats, plaice, lamprey, eels, and especially lobster. Also Sham Crab made in an old crab shell out of calf's liver, anchovy liquor and lemon juice.

Size: 8vo. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: CAT000165.

Price: $750.00

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