Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management. Comprising Information for the Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen Maid and Butler. London: Ward, Lock, 1889. Entirely New Edition, Revised and Corrected and Enlarged. Pp, 1644. Profusely illustraed & thirteen coloured plates including folded frontispiece. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards with gold decorated spine.
A lovely example of this renowned & extensive guide to running a household in Victorian Britain. Edited by Isabella Beeton and first published as a book in 1861. An ideal gift for those of a historical culinary disposition.