Mrs. Beeton’s Family Cookery (1920)
Book ID: 65308
Mrs. Beeton’s Family Cookery. With nearly 3,000 Practical Recipes and sections on Labour-Saving; Household Work; Servants’ Duties; Laundry Work; Marketing’ Renovations; Carving and Trussing; The Art of “Using-up”; Table Decoration; Table Napkins’ Meals and Menus; Beverages; etc. With 20 plates in colour and nearly 300 illustrations. London: Ward, Lock, nd. New Edition. [Circa 1920’s] Pp, 896. A very good copy in quarter cloth covers, with gilt decoration to spine.
Features thousands of recipes and instructions for cooking, including quantities, time, costs, and seasons, directions for carving and trussing. Additionally, the book contains extraordinarily detailed instructions for the management of children, duties of servants, and information concerning medicine, legal issues, and accounting.
Isabella Beeton was born in 1836 and published the first edition of her ‘Guide to Household Management’ in 1861 aged just 25. She became one of Britain’s best known cookery writers
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