The Book of Household Management.... Also Sanitary, Medical, and Legal Memoranda. With a History of the Origin, Properties and Uses of all Things connected with Home Life and Comfort. Entirely New Edition, Revised, Corrected with New Coloured Illustrations and Several Hundreds of New Recipes. Mrs. Isabella BEETON.

The Book of Household Management.... Also Sanitary, Medical, and Legal Memoranda. With a History of the Origin, Properties and Uses of all Things connected with Home Life and Comfort. Entirely New Edition, Revised, Corrected with New Coloured Illustrations and Several Hundreds of New Recipes.

London: Ward, Lock, n.d. [c.1880]. Three Hundred and Forty-Ninth Thousand. Plump octavo. pp.xlix, [1] advert, 1296. With 13 colour plates including frontispiece. In near-contemporary blue buckram with gilt titles to spine, drab endpapers, marbled edges. A few marks within but generally clean for a cookery book, bookshop ticket to pastedown, gift inscription and stamp dated 1881 to half title, some shelfwear, joints worn. Very good. A serviceable later edition of Mrs Beeton's classic recipe book, first published in 1861. An indispensable kitchen aid to anyone who has ever wanted to stuff a turkey with a calf's head and boil the whole thing in aspic, or whip up a batch of Walnut Ketchup. Item #47270

Price: £95.00

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