The Cook's Dictionary, and Housekeeper's Directory: A New Family Manual of Cookery and Confectionery, on a Plan of Ready Reference Never Hitherto Attempted. Dolby Richard.
The Cook's Dictionary, and Housekeeper's Directory: A New Family Manual of Cookery and Confectionery, on a Plan of Ready Reference Never Hitherto Attempted

The Cook's Dictionary, and Housekeeper's Directory: A New Family Manual of Cookery and Confectionery, on a Plan of Ready Reference Never Hitherto Attempted

London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1832.

Second Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #CAT000180
ISBN: NoISBN

Later quarter leather, a bit of wear at the extremities. Small ink marks to frontis from ownership signatures on the verso, tear to added endpaper, otherwise quite clean internally with 7 plates of Bills of Fare on green paper. Cagle 648 (1830 1st ed.), Simon 518 (1833 3rd.). Bitting 126.

An early adopter of the alphabetical organization, the entries are fairly exhaustive - e.g. Tomatas features separate recipes and instructions for a garnish of, ketchup, preserved, sauce Française and sauce a L'Italienne. Size: 8vo. Previous owner's book-plate on front pastedown. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: CAT000180.

Price: $500.00

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