By Elizabeth Raper; Bartle Grant
London   The Nonesuch Press
9.5" by 6" 94pp.
A limited edition copy of this work featuring the recipes of Elizabeth Raper, with a portion of her journal edited by her grandson.
By Elizabeth Raper; Bartle Grant

1924 The Receipt Book of Elizabeth Raper And a Portion of her Cipher Journal.

London   The Nonesuch Press
9.5" by 6" 94pp.
A limited edition copy of this work featuring the recipes of Elizabeth Raper, with a portion of her journal edited by her grandson.
£75.00
: 0.5kgs / : 887Z53

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Description

Limited Edition, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding

Limited edition. Number 254 out of 850. 

Private Press. 

Illustrated by Duncan Grant, a relative of Elizabeth Raper, with decorations and portrait. 

This work features recipe's from the receipt book of Elizabeth Raper and a section of her journal, edited by her grandson Bartle Grant. The sections from her journal provide an autobiographical look at her life as a housewife, with her collection of recipes providing interesting historical information about the food eaten during that time. The original works to which this volume has been compiled from, were written between 1756-1770, with this being the first time the work was printed. 

In the publisher's original cloth. Lacking dust wrapper.

Condition

In the publisher's original cloth. Lacking dust wrapper. Externally smart with fading to the spine, joints and head of the boards, very slight bumping to the extremities of the boards and marks to the boards. Very light spotting to the endpapers. Internally firmly bound with bright and generally clean pages and the odd minor handling mark.

Very Good

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