The New Family Receipt-Book; Containing Seven Hundred Truly Valuable Receipts in Various Branches of Domestic Economy. Rundell, doubtfully attributed.
The New Family Receipt-Book; Containing Seven Hundred Truly Valuable Receipts in Various Branches of Domestic Economy

The New Family Receipt-Book; Containing Seven Hundred Truly Valuable Receipts in Various Branches of Domestic Economy

London: John Murray, 1810.

First Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #CAT000519
ISBN: NoISBN

Leather backed marbled boards, rubbed but sound, clean internally. xliii, (1), 419pp. Ad page at rear. Bitting 582 (1824 ed.), Oxford 137

Often attributed to Mrs. Rundell, but doubtful. It went through a number of editions in England and America - the first edition is uncommon.

An interesting mix of recipes from the sublime (a recipe for "Koumiss", the famous fermented mare's milk of the Golden Horde) to the questionable - grape seeds as a substitute for coffee (interestingly the 1819 US edition of this cookbook suggested rye and potatoes as a coffee substitute) Also fireworks, gardening, rat control. Size: 8vo (octavo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: CAT000519.

Price: $350.00

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