London: John Nichols for the Society of Antiquaries, 1790.
First Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Good Condition. Item #CAT000513
Half blue bonded leather over cloth. Minor scattered foxing, otherwise bright internally. xxii, 476pp. Cagle 624, Bitting 532.
Scattered food mentions in the ordinance section (including a long section "A Declaration of the Particular Ordinances of Fares for the Dietts to be Served to the King's Highness, the Queen's Grace...") and then transcription of a ca. 14th century cookery manuscript from page 425 to the end. Potage de Frumenty, Drawen Benes, Felettes in Galentyne. Interest in the culinary history of England was just awakening and a number of important works were unearthed and printed around this time. Size: 4to (quarto). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Law & Criminal Studies. Inventory No: CAT000513.