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Mrs Isabella Beeton
*REDUCED* 1861 Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management 1st Edition/1st Print
S.O.Beeton. S. O. Beeton., London., 1861. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition, 1st Impression xxxix, 1112pp Lacking the farmyard frontispiece (apparently often missing as the publisher quickly ran out of this illustration). Engraved coloured title page has the "Bouverie St" address showing. Twelve colour printed plates all present. The plate at page 755 (jellies, cream, fruits etc) is loose but present and has been neatly repaired. Black & white engravings throughout the text. Some foxing throughout but most pages generally in good condition. Rebound in a later brown cloth binding, worn around the edges. Neat strengthening repair to the page showing the index of coloured plates (see photo). Most pages firmly held within binding but some pages beginning to work loose. See photographs for further indication/confirmation of condition. A rare and collectable book. Please ask if any further details or photographs are required. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: dogzy10-7 [Stowmarket, GB]
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