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The Book of Household Management

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The Book of Household Management

by Beeton, Isabella

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London, ca.1897-1901]: Ward Lock & Co. Second-hand hardcover.

Beeton, Isabella. The Book of Household Management. (700th) Ward Lock & Co: London, UK [ca.1897-1901]. 8vo (205x130mm) Qtr Bnd Morocco gilt dec, green cloth bds xlviii,1644,[12]pp. VG-/- cnrs lightly bumped, joints repaired, minor foxing to plates

A very good late Victorian edition (1888-1891), with numerous illustrations (68 full-page) plus 13 colour plates (2 folding).

Contains 3733 recipes, receipts & miscellaneous memorandums of household advice for the aspiring housekeeper of the late 19th century.  Includes chapters on American & Colonial cookery (including Australian recipes for Kangaroo Tail Soup and Curry, Roast Wallaby and Parrot (paraqueet) Pie); Indian cookery and European cookery.


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The Book of Household Management
Beeton, Isabella
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London, ca.1897-1901]
Beeton, Household Management
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