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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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Books for Cooks AU (AU)
Bookseller's Inventory #
8261
Title
The Book of Household Management
Author
Beeton, Isabella
Format/binding
Second-hand hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Publisher
Ward Lock & Co
Place of Publication
London, ca.1897-1901]
Keywords
Beeton, Household Management
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About Books for Cooks

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tail
The heel of the spine.
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [More]
bds
Common term for the covers of a hardbound book. The term 'boards' refers to the thick cardboard under the paper or cloth... [More]

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