The New Family Receipt-Book; Containing Eight Hundred Truly Valuable Receipts

London: John Murray, 1811. Second Edition. Hardcover. 440 pages. 16.5 x 10 cm "A New Edition, Augmented, corrected, and considerably improved". An all-inclusive household manual, filled with what seems to be very helpful receipts and some of a dubious nature. Some attribute to Mrs. Rundell of New Systems of Domestic Cookery fame, but there are many who think this is a false theory because of her well published falling out with the publisher of this book. All edges gilt, dentelle edging, and blindstamped Missing 1 cm. of leather at the head of spine. Interior crisp and clean. Owners signature present on front boards, 1819. Brown leather, Very good. Item #1793

Price: $500.00