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Beeton's Every-day Cookery and Housekeeping Book. A Practical and Useful Guide For All Mistresses and Servants.

By Isabella Mary Beeton

1890

Ward, Lock and Co. : London

8" by 5.5"

lxxxii, 568pp [6pp publisher's ads].

 

 

 

DETAILS

A charming new edition, revised and 'greatly enlarged' copy of 'Mrs Beeton's Everyday Cookery and Housekeeping Book', copiously illustrated throughout.

Collated, incomplete. Lacking pages xxxiii to xxxii, xxxiii to xliv, and page 561/562. Lacking plates facing page xxxviii, xxxix, xlv, and xlvi. Containing numerous monochromatic vignettes, monochromatic 'full-page illustrations' and four coloured plates. Plate facing page 78 is bound facing page 80 instead. Rebound, in a blue cloth binding with sections of the original publisher's binding tipped to the front board and spine. Isabella Mary Beeton (ne Mayson) universally known as Mrs Beeton, is one of the most famous cookery writers from the Victorian period, and the author of 'Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management', an extensive guide to running a household in Victorian Britain. A new revised and enlarged edition, with 'much new and valuable information with regard to modes of cooking, science of cookery, and 'household arrangements'. This copy also contains new recipes for foreign and vegetarian cookery, new French and English menus 'for every month of the year', new menus for breakfast, luncheon, tea, supper and picnics, and new tables of housekeeping accounts and household expenditure. With contemporary advertisements for household good, and publisher's advertisements to the rear of the text.

CONDITION

Rebound, in a blue cloth binding with sections of original publisher's binding tipped to front board and spine. Externally, very smart. Slightly bumped to extremities and head and tail of spine. Blue cloth slightly sunned. Lightly rubbed to spine and joints. Some spotting to endpapers. Internally, generally firmly bound. Binding strained between page 560 and 563, with page 561/562 detached, not present. Pages xxxii to xl detached, not present. Pages xxxiii to xliv detached, not present. Pages generally bright and clean. with some spotting. Heavier spotting to first and last few pages. Pages age toned. Handling marks to pages. Occasional prior owner's pencil markings. Sunning to text at foredge, page 401/402 and 515/416. Small closed tear to upper extremity, page 27/28, 61/62, 83/84 not affecting text.

Overall Condition: Good

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