Old recipes from the past, First Edition 1891.
‘Mrs Beeton’s Everyday Cookery and Housekeeping book. Entirely New Edition Revised and Greatly Enlarged New Coloured plates and other engravings.’
All coloured and black and white plates clean and in very good condition
Tipped in fold-out table settings illustration, colours are vibrant, very good condition. Litho Emrick and Binger.
Pages inside are clean.
Endpapers are also very clean, cream/white heavy paper. Looks like these are new ones added at some point in the book’s long history. Photo.
Title page present, publishing details page missing (?)
First Edition 1891 Ward Lock Bowden & Co
Hardback pictorial cover in tan leather.(?)
Gilt lettering. Six blue willow pattern plates top border, 1 rubbed off, three tankards hanging, one rubbed, blue table set for dinner, table cloth has small rubbed off area to left by spine.
Picture is continued to the spine, lady servant laying table in traditional black and white dress.
Back is plain tan leather.
Attractive looking cover, minor imperfections but excellent considering age!
Packed full of valuable and unusual old recipes handed down through the generations.
Antique cookery classic, collectable.
A nice copy.