The Experienced English Housekeeper. Raffald Elizabeth.
The Experienced English Housekeeper
The Experienced English Housekeeper

The Experienced English Housekeeper

London: R. Baldwin, 1793.

Ninth Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #CAT000517

Contemporary calf, rebacked. Staining to endpapers, short tear to index leaf, scattered foxing and stains, 1796 ownership signature to front blank. With a frontis of Raffald, a folding plate of a stove and two folding plates of place settings. vii, (1), 397pp. Cagle 949 (1799 ed.), Bitting 387

A tremendously successful cookbook originally published in Manchester in 1769 - no doubt inspired by her 16 (!) daughters, it includes perhaps the world's first recipe for macaroni and cheese. (no breadcrumbs) It also includes an important early (and much reprinted) recipe for apricot ice cream. Size: 8vo (octavo). Previous owner's signature in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Signed by Author. Inventory No: CAT000517.

Price: $300.00

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