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Hardback, approx 8 x 5.5 inches. In light brown cloth covers with black lettering and blind embossed decoration to spine and front. Adverts to endpapers. In illustrated dustwrapper (scarce). In very good condition with very good rare dustwrapper. (DW small chips to corners and top end of spine. Some minor rubbing and handling. Not price clipped. In protective sleeve.) Cloth is very clean and smart, but with some rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Bookseller label to front endpaper “Leach & Son, Wisbech.” Some pencil notes to verso of frontis plate, with minor paperclip mark to top. Tiny nick/tear to edge of half-title page, some foxing spots to preliminary pages and index. A couple of neat glue repairs to 2 index pages, rubbed edge at p625, and crease to last page p640, and between front endpapers. Occasional foxing spots to inside pages. Plates remain clean and bright. Else a clean and tight copy, with very good rare dustwrapper. 640pp +8pp cat. Illustrations complete with 12 colour plates and many b&w plates. Guidance for the housewife on buying and cooking. Meals and dishes for all times of day are covered with a section on vegetarian cookery.
Title: All-About Cookery. With over 2,000 Practical Recipes and sections on Labour-Saving, Carving and Trussing, Household Work, Servant’s Duties, Laundry Work, Marketing, Renovations, The Art of ‘Using-Up’, Table Decorations, Table napkins, Meals and Menus, Beverages, etc. With 12 plates in colour and over 250 illustrations. New Edition.
Publisher: London, Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd. n.d. ca 1923:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 81474
Keywords: COOKERY MRS BEETON, All-About Cookery, Labour-Saving, Carving and Trussing, Household Work, Servant’s Duties, Laundry Work, Marketing, Renovations, The Art of ‘Using-Up’, Table Decorations, Table napkins, Meals and Menus, Beverages, Meals, dishes, vegetarian, photographs, Cookery, cooking, food, gastronomy, Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd. new edition, dustwrapper scare