London: J. Nichols, 1780.
First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Item #CAT000304
Contemporary leather worn at edges, rebacked but failed, front board detached, lacking portrait but with the facsimile plate. Old inscription to title, scattered minor foxing and staining. Very good internally. iv, 188, (2)pp.
Pegge's edition of the Forme of Cury, for over two centuries the most recognized and reprinted of English cookery manuscripts, marked the beginning of the English interest in their food heritage. Beyond its popularity and longevity, the Forme of Cury is an enormously important repository of Royal medieval cuisine. Whether you hanker after a cawdel of mussels, lamprey in galantine, or just a nice blancmange, the Forme of Cury has got you covered. Size: 4to. Previous owner's book-plate on front pastedown. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: CAT000304.