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Image for The Williamsburg Art of Cookery or, Accomplish'd Gentlewomans' Companion: Being a Collection of upwards of Five Hundred of the most Ancient & Approv'd Recipes in Virginia Cookery

The Williamsburg Art of Cookery or, Accomplish'd Gentlewomans' Companion: Being a Collection of upwards of Five Hundred of the most Ancient & Approv'd Recipes in Virginia Cookery

By: Bullock, Mrs Helen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Richmond, Virginia, Colonial Williamsburg: 1967

Edition: 12th prtg.

Seller ID: 1698


The title is derived from the first American cookery book, published 1742, by William Parks in Williamsburg, which was based on a much larger book by Mrs E.Smith, published in England. Parks omitted recipes containing ingredients unobtainable in the colony. This nicely produced little book also includes recipes from handwritten notebooks, as well as a section on Christmas in Virginia. Useful bibliography at rear. View more info

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The London Art of Cookery and Housekeeper's Complete Assistant. On a New Plan. Made Plain and Easy to the Understanding of every Housekeeper, Cook, and Servant in the Kingdom.

By: Farley, John

Price: $475.00

Publisher: London, J.Scatcherd & J.Whitaker: 1792

Edition: Seventh ed.

Seller ID: 5708


Light foxing scattered throughout. Edges of boards lightly bumped. engraved portrait frontispiece, 12 engraved plates of 'bills of fare', vi + 467 + (2)pp., with advertisements on verso of final leaf, contemporary sheep sympathetically rebacked (not modern) with gilt lines and gilt label laid on spine Farley, "Principal Cook at the London Tavern", first published his popular work in 1783. It is a mine of information - hints on domestic economy, marketing, method... View more info

Image for The Art of Cookery made Plain and Easy: Which far exceeds any Thing of the Kind yet published....

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

By: Glasse, Hannah

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: London, 1758

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 10350


Original binding, with gilt title laid on spine. Binding showing loss at corners, and rubbing on spine and boards. Internally missing half-title page, fep worn. Contemporary owners' name and 1808 on title page, later name on fep. Some light foxing to early pages, but otherwise this is internally an excellent copy, tight and clean. Hannah Glasse's book, the best-known English cookery book of the 18th century, first appeared in 1747. Immensely popular, it went into many ed... View more info

Image for The Experienced English Housekeeper For the use and ease of Ladies, Housekeepers. Cooks, etc., written purely from the practice, and dedicated to the Hon.Lady Elizabeth Warburton, Whom the Author lately served as Housekeeper: Consisting of near Nine Hundred Original Receipts, most of which never appeared in print

The Experienced English Housekeeper For the use and ease of Ladies, Housekeepers. Cooks, etc., written purely from the practice, and dedicated to the Hon.Lady Elizabeth Warburton, Whom the Author lately served as Housekeeper: Consisting of near Nine Hundred Original Receipts, most of which never appeared in print

By: Raffald, Elizabeth

Price: $850.00

Publisher: London, Printed for R.Baldwin: 1771

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 10363


8vo. iv + pp.384 + index. Original calf rebacked. Wear to extremities. Front and back hinge recently repaired. Internally tight and clean with scattered foxing and occasional stain. An important work, first published 1769. Mrs Raffald was housekeeper to Lady Elizabeth Warburton, at Arley Hall, Cheshire. She later married the head gardener there and the couple moved to Manchester, where she set up a registry office for domestic servants, which she ran in conjunction with ... View more info

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The Family Dictionary or Household Companion. Containing in an alphabetical method, I Directions for cookery etc....

By: Salmon, William

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Printed for H.Rhodes at The Star, the corner of Bride Lane in Fleet Street: 1705

Edition: Third edition

Seller ID: 8537


Rebound in modern half-calf with marbled boards. Title page corners are shabby and a dozen following have dog-ears. Occasional rust stains,watermark. Remnants of insect damage affect a small section of pp 167 - 176. First published in 1695 by W.H, in this Third Edition William Salmon gives himself the title of Professor of Physic, although some writers suggest he was only a well-read quack. This lovely example of the household companion is a wealth of information for ... View more info

Image for The Compleat Housewife Or Accomplish'd Gentlewoman's Companion: Being a Collection of upwards of Five Hundred of the most approved Receipts in Cookery, Pastry, Confectionery, Preserving, Pickles, Cakes, Creams, Jellies, Made Wines, Cordials. With Copper Plates curiously engraven for the regular Disposition or Placing the various Dishes or Courses. And Also Bills of Fare for every Month of the Year. To which is added, A Collection of about Two Hundred Family Receipts of Medicines.....

The Compleat Housewife Or Accomplish'd Gentlewoman's Companion: Being a Collection of upwards of Five Hundred of the most approved Receipts in Cookery, Pastry, Confectionery, Preserving, Pickles, Cakes, Creams, Jellies, Made Wines, Cordials. With Copper Plates curiously engraven for the regular Disposition or Placing the various Dishes or Courses. And Also Bills of Fare for every Month of the Year. To which is added, A Collection of about Two Hundred Family Receipts of Medicines.....

By: Smith, Eliza

Price: $1,100.00

Publisher: London, Printed for C.Hitch and L.Hawes etc.: 1758

Edition: Sixteenth edition with additions.

Seller ID: 10361


Large 8vo., vii, pp 396, 6 folding plates of table settings (four of these partly supplied in facsimile in matching toned paper).Title page a little stained and tanned at edges, small piece torn from top RH corner ( and repaired with new piece). Waldo Lincoln bookplate on inside front cover dated September 30 1929. Text marked and foxed in places. Hinges repaired and minor repairs to other pages. Boards rubbed and stubbed, worn original full leather with five bands to sp... View more info