London: John Hatchard, 1818.
Second Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #CAT000173
Rebacked in calf over original marbled boards. Scattered foxing , heavier to endpapers, otherwise a clean, bright copy. With the marketing table as frontis and the Anacreontic Song at the rear. lvii, 58-592, 8pp. Cagle 798, Bitting 262.
Famous for his prep work to dishes approach to cookery, Kitchiner's Cook's Oracle was enormously popular throughout the 19th century. His love of and mastery of condiments was exemplified by his Magazine of Taste - a table display with 28 condiments, essences and spices to suit any palate ("if Cayenne Pepper and Garlick have not completely consumed the sensibility of his palate"). Size: 8vo. Previous owner's signature in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: CAT000173.