Modern Cookery, for Private Families, reduced to a system of easy practice, in a series of carefully tested receipts … Newly Revised and much Enlarged Edition, Copiously Illustrated.

  • Acton, Eliza
  • London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts 1861

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Description

8vo, pp. [xlvii], [i], 643, [1] + steel engraved frontispiece and 7 plates. Black and white illustrations within text. Original publisher’s red brown cloth by Westley’s & Co., boards bordered and stamped in blind, spine bordered and blocked in gilt. Half-title discarded, a touch of foxing. Binding somewhat faded and rubbed, particularly to spine, rear hinge cracking, front hinge just starting to crack.

Notes

After its initial publication in 1845, 'Modern Cookery' saw over a dozen editions, and was 'newly revised and much enlarged' in the 1855 edition, with the title changing slightly over the years and settling on the above iteration in 1860.

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