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The Standard Cook: Containing Upwards of Seven Hundred Practical Receipts in Cookery; and One Hundred in Confectionary; to Which Is Added Bottling of Fruits and Juices, Home-Made Wines, Distilling Pickling and Preserving. With an Appendix, Containing the Duties of the Steward, Housekeeper, and Man-Cook; and Other Information Necessary to Be Known by Every Mistress of a Family and Servant
London, Thomas Bosworth, 1853. Cloth. London: Thomas Bosworth, 1853. Cloth. Good. 8" by 5". Not Stated. A very scarce third edition of Robert Reynolds' concise and extensive cookery work, including recipes on confectionary. Illustrated with a frontispiece. A very scarce work. The third edition of this work. A practical work on cookery, offering recipes for those who have the least insight into cookery. The author states that the recipes are suited to families of all elegance and economy. The author also gives notes and tips for the consumption of fuel in cookery, at a time when the coal for ranges would be used at an alarming rate, as well as information on stoves. A new addition to this edition is the one hundred recipecs in confectionary. With a frontispiece. In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, generally smart. Some fading and discolouration to the boards and spine. Crack to the rear joint. Light bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Front hinge is strained but remains firm. Rear hinge is starting but firm. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with the odd mark. Good . Ill.: Not Stated. Good .
Bookseller: Rooke Books [United Kingdom]
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