Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Item #CAT000461
Mid to late 19th century English cookbook, red leather binding quite worn, spine failing, front board nearly detached, modest foxing internally. 179 numbered pages, 107 used for recipes, the remainder blank. Probably two different hands, index at front. The front pastedown has a name - Mrs. Reece - and a few addresses (Notting Hill, W Brighton, a couple illegible). A few loose recipes. 4 3/4" x 7'
Indian curry, puddings (jubilee, chocolate, paradise, many others), cheesecakes, biscuits, jellies, potato salad, raspberry vinegar, boiled herrings, spiced eggs, an excellent trifle - more baked goods than anything else, but a melange of recipes including a few medical (corns, coughs). A very nice middle-class cookbook. Size: 8vo. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: CAT000461.