Classic antique cookery book, old recipes, coloured plates and engravings.
Mrs Beeton’s Everyday Cookery and Housekeeping Book A practical and useful guide for all mistresses and servants.
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd London
First Edition circa 1890
‘Entirely new edition revised and greatly enlarged containing new and valuable recipes including instructions for foreign and vegetarian cookery, new French and English menus for every month in the year, new menus for breakfast, luncheon, tea, supper and picnics, new tables of housekeeping accounts and household expenditure.
With much new and valuable information with regard to modes of cooking, science of cookery and household arrangements.
Original olive green hardback cover. To front picture of table set for a meal with decorations and white table cloth, red chair.
Picture goes round to the spine, lady servant standing at table in white apron and black dress, holding a basket.
Titles are in gold, lined in red and black. Blue and white willow pattern plates along top edge.
Condition: Antique book (1890) so occasional marks, mostly first few pages at beginning and end, 572 pp. majority clean, a few creased corners, couple of repaired nicks, binding showing on opening but still holding together well.
Old Adverts at end and beginning
Good condition overall.
70 photos part of description.
Attractive cover, nice looking old cookery book for kitchen shelf, classic title, fascinating content, rare recipes.
- Number of Books
- Cookery, food & drink, Illustrated
- Author/ Illustrator
- Mrs Beeton
- Book Title
- Mrs Beeton’s Everyday Cookery and Housekeeping Book
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Ward Lock & Co
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 20.5×14 cm