English Bread and Yeast Cookery. Elizabeth David.
English Bread and Yeast Cookery
English Bread and Yeast Cookery
English Bread and Yeast Cookery

English Bread and Yeast Cookery

London: Allen Lane, 1978. 2nd Printing. Hardcover. 591 pages. 22.5 x 15 cm. Signed by David on title page. First edition, second printing. A comprehensive study with nearly half the book devoted to the history and origins of wheat, the technology of milling both before and after the Industrial Revolution, the commercial manufacture of yeast, and the history of ovens. The second half of the book is devoted to an extensive array of recipes including Cornish saffron cake, Scotch crumpets, Yorkshire riddle bread, Guernsey biscuits, and many more. Clean, crisp copy. In protective mylar cover. Rust boards, gilt title and illustration on spine. Near fine, in near fine dust wrapper. Item #2103

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