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2019-11-09 13:41:13
Mary Randolph
1828,Randolph, Mary The Virginia Housewife; or Methodical Cook ,hardcover, rare
John Plaskitt, 1828. Good. Gilded spine. All 180 pages. One Previous owners signature dated 1865. The Virginia Housewife: or, Methodical Cook. Method is the Soul of Management. 1828 Stereotype Edition, with Amendments and Additions.Baltimore: Published by John Plaskitt, 218 Market Street, 1828 , The first edition was published in 1824, and this volume was copyright 1828. The first regional cookbook published in America. Karen Hess called this book "The most influential American cookbook of the nineteenth century. Eclectic array of amazing recipes from delectable sauces and soups to scrumptious cakes. The titles of which are worth the purchase themselves ie A nice twelve o'clock luncheon. Advice on Home and life management skills are also imparted. Just a complete treasure. 7.5 x 4.5 inches. 180 pages, gilded spine. Hardcover. Has delightful signature of one previous owner dated 1845. I was only able to locate one other copy which was a later publishing. Very very rare. Wonderful gift for someone special or to treat yourself. Please review photo's and ask any questions you may have.
Bookseller: treasuresafari [Oviedo, Florida, US]
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