London: John Hatchard, 1823.
First Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #CAT000521
Half leather, corners bumped, small tear to leather at tail of spine, slight age toning internally, vague dampstain to margin of rear endpapers. xx, 484pp. Cagle 799 (1827 ed.), Bitting 262.
Famous for his prep work to dishes approach to cookery, Kitchiner's Cook's Oracle was enormously popular throughout the 19th century. His love of and mastery of condiments was exemplified by his Magazine of Taste - a table display with 28 condiments, essences and spices to suit any palate ("if Cayenne Pepper and Garlick have not completely consumed the sensibility of his palate"). Size: 8vo. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: CAT000521.