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THE HOUSEKEEPER'S INSTRUCTOR. Or universal Family Cook. Being a full and clear display of the Art of Cookery in all its branches.... To which is added, The Complete Art of Carving, Illustrated with engravings

THE HOUSEKEEPER'S INSTRUCTOR. Or universal Family Cook. Being a full and clear display of the Art of Cookery in all its branches.... To which is added, The Complete Art of Carving, Illustrated with engravings

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THE HOUSEKEEPER'S INSTRUCTOR. Or universal Family Cook. Being a full and clear display of the Art of Cookery in all its branches.... To which is added, The Complete Art of Carving, Illustrated with engravings

by HENDERSON. W. A

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J. Stratford. London. 1807. FOURTEENTH EDITION, corrected, revised and considerably improved by Jacob Christopher Schnebbelie. 8vo. (8.3 x 5.6 inches). 12 copper engravings, including two fold outs that are a bit rubbed and creased but complete. Pages generally clean and free from marks. Contemporary tree calf boards with new tan calf spine. Raised bands, the compartments double ruled in gilt. Red title label, gilt. Some rubbing to the edges of the boards but overall a very good copy of this famous work.

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THE HOUSEKEEPER'S INSTRUCTOR. Or universal Family Cook. Being a full and clear display of the Art of Cookery in all its branches.... To which is added, The Complete Art of Carving, Illustrated with engravings
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HENDERSON. W. A
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Hardcover
Publisher
J. Stratford. London. 1807
Date Published
1807
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The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Raised Band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books. The bands are created in the...
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Calf
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