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The universal cook, and City and Country Housekeeper. Containing all the various branches of cookery: the different methods of dressing Butchers Meat, Poultry, Game, and Fish.
Printed by R. Noble, for J. Scatcherd, London 1797 - [28], 451pp, [1]. With half title, engraved frontispiece, 12 engraved plates of bills-of-fare and a single plate of meats. Finely bound in recent polished calf, gilt, two contrasting morocco lettering-pieces. A fine copy, with very occasional light marking to text. Bookplate of Harlan and Delia Walker to FEP. First published in 1792 Woollams and Collingwood were both chefs at the renowned Crown and Anchor on the Strand, and The Universal Cook remains one of the earlier examples of English works produced by restaurant chefs, rather than household chefs. ESTC locates only two copies in British libraries (BL, Leeds) and four elsewhere (Boston, Indiana, San Diego and Waterloo). ESTC T139333. Size: 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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