By N. K. M. Lee
Boston   Munroe and Francis
7.5" by 5" [3], iv-xlviii, [1], 2-300, 37, [13pp]
An immensly popular American cookbook, one of the most popular of its genre in the nineteenth century. Illustrated throughout.
By N. K. M. Lee

1842 The Cook's Own Book and Housekeeper's Register

Boston   Munroe and Francis
7.5" by 5" [3], iv-xlviii, [1], 2-300, 37, [13pp]
An immensly popular American cookbook, one of the most popular of its genre in the nineteenth century. Illustrated throughout.
Special Price £176.00 Regular Price £220.00
: 0.75kgs / : 753P53

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Description

Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Rebound

'The Cook's Own Book' was one of the most popular cookbooks in nineteenth century America, being the first alphabetically arranged culinary encyclopaedia.

With seventy-five additional recipes by Miss Leslie to the rear.

Illustrated with a frontispiece, and a few in-text engravings. 

Rare in the original cloth. 

Written by Mrs. N. K. M. Lee.

Bookseller's label to the pastedowns. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper, 'Ida Fisher'.

Twelve pages of publisher's adverts to the rear.

Condition

Rebacked with the original publisher's cloth boards and spine restored. Externally, generally smart, with a little rubbing and bumping. Bookseller's label to the pastedowns. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned and clean with just the occasional spot. Faint tidemark to the first few pages. Pages iii to x are detached but present.

Very Good

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