First issue Illustrated with rare color farmyard frontispiece and engraved color title page (address "18 Bouverie St."),
The rare color farmyard frontispiece shows a farmyard scene with the motto ‘The Free, Fair Homes of England’.
175 x 105mm Chromolithographed frontispiece
The publisher soon ran out of the rare color farmyard frontispiece and subsequent issues do not include this rare color farmyard frontispiece.
Complete with 12 full-page color plates and illustrations.
First published as a book in 1861 by S. O. Beeton Publishing,
18 Bouverie Street, London, a firm founded by Samuel Beeton
This first edition has 44 chapters
The original edition devotes 23 pages to household management
This is one of the earliest cookery books using colored illustrations.
This is the 1st edition of important English work.
Volume 1 (1-513 pages) (One loose page - see image)
Volume 2 (514-2000 pages)
Bound in original contemporary half green calf with marbled paper boards. ruled in gilt and blind, raised bands, gilt-lettered and -ruled spine. Marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Illustrated with rare color farmyard frontispiece and engraved color title page (address "18 Bouverie St."), plus 12 full-page color plates
**The frontispiece and title page are heavily foxed around the edges. Some foxing in places, but generally a lovely clean copy of both books. All the pages and colour printed plates are complete.
- Aantal boeken
- Koken, eten en drinken
- Auteur/ Illustrator
- Mrs Isabella Beeton
- First Ed. Beetons Book of Household Management in 2 Vols with Farmyard Frontispiece and Title Page
- Zeer goed
- Publicatiejaar oudste item.
- Eerste druk
- Oorspronkelijke taal
- SO Beeton, 18 Bouverie Street, London
- Aantal pagina‘s.
- 17,5×12 cm