The Art of Cookery, Made Plain and Easy. Which far exceeds any Thing of the Kind yet published.

  • Glasse, Hannah
  • London: Printed for W. Strahan, J. and F. Rivington, J. Hinton [et al.] 1774

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Description

8vo, pp. [ii], vi, [xxiv], 384, [24] + folding table. Woodcut facsimile of Hannah Glasse’s signature to first page of chapter one. Contemporary sheep. Light foxing throughout, fold-out table torn and soiled and since mounted. Sometime rebacked to style and restained, preserving original endpapers, corners restored, new label, extremities slightly rubbed. Ownership inscription of Elizabeth Tull to front pastedown, dated January 25th, 1782.

Notes

A later printing of Hannah Glasse's (1708-1770) extremely popular Art of Cookery. This new edition added a fold-out "Order of a Modern Bill of Fare", which gave examples of three course menus for each month.

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