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The Modern Art of Cookery Improved; or, Elegant, Cheap, and Easy Methods, of preparing most of the Dishes now in Vogue; in the Composition whereof Both Health and Pleasure have been consulted. by  of Winchester] Ann Shackleford [Mrs - 1st Edition - 1767 - from E C Books (SKU: 032058)

The Modern Art of Cookery Improved; or, Elegant, Cheap, and Easy Methods, of preparing most of the Dishes now in Vogue; in the Composition whereof Both Health and Pleasure have been consulted.

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The Modern Art of Cookery Improved; or, Elegant, Cheap, and Easy Methods, of preparing most of the Dishes now in Vogue; in the Composition whereof Both Health and Pleasure have been consulted.

by Ann Shackleford [Mrs, of Winchester]

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London : J Newbery, at the Bible and Sun in St Paul's Churchyard; and F Newbery, in Pater-noster-Rows, 1767 First edition of an extremely rare early cookery book in contemporary binding. In addition to recipes there is an appendix 'containing a dissertation on the different kinds of food, their Nature, Quality and various uses, by a Physician'. Also a 'Marketing Manual' 'and other useful Particulars' by the Editor. The full leather binding has raised bands to spine and the remains of gilt lining to the boards. It is scuffed and worn, but currently sound. Internally the fep is missing and the first page is the title page. Contents: title page; preface pp iii-iv; Marketing Manual pp v-xxii; Marketing table pp xxiii-xxiv; recipes and index 284pp; Finis. The rear free endpaper is torn with the bottom half missing. Contents slightly shaken; pages generally clean - some with light browning; some page corners have been turned over. There is a small ink note at the bottom of p 223. It is clearly a book that was much held and used.

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Bookseller
E C Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
032058
Title
The Modern Art of Cookery Improved; or, Elegant, Cheap, and Easy Methods, of preparing most of the Dishes now in Vogue; in the Composition whereof Both Health and Pleasure have been consulted.
Author
Ann Shackleford [Mrs, of Winchester]
Format/binding
Full-Leather
Book condition
Used - Fair
Jacket condition
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Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J Newbery, at the Bible and Sun in St Paul's Churchyard; and F Newbery, in Pater-noster-Rows
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1767
Keywords
Ann Shackleford; eighteenth century cookery; eighteenth century recipes; old cookery books
Size
16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall

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About E C Books

E C Books is a small online bookselling business, specialising in pre 20th century works:natural history, science, history, and travel, aiming for rarer and more unusual books. Our largest stock area is Natural History, where we have a good range of books from the 1700-1800's, many finely illustrated. Other areas include children's books, particularly late 1800's-early 1900's - again illustrated; and literature pre 1900.When you order books from us we ensure that they are properly packed to protect condition, and we always use recorded or 'signed for' postal services for more secure delivery. Please note that we have recently moved to the beautiful Orkney Islands, where we intend to open a bookshop over the next year. Because of our location we cannot guarantee 'next day' delivery but we will get your purchase to you as quickly and safely as we can.Please note that the buyer is responsible for the payment of any tax or duty on import.

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