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Cookery for Seamen by Alexander Quinlan and N.E. Mann



Liverpool, England, G. Tinling & Co., 2019, first thus reprint of the 1894 original. Scarce. Tight Clean, hardback, 12mo, 75pp w/ads in back. As new, no d.j. as issued.

The first cookbook made for ocean-going sailors in Victorian times, this details everything from the livestock that needs to be aboard and their demises and the recipes that could be made in small, hot, close quarters with the sea rolling up, down and sideways. Fascinating stuff from sea pie, compass pudding, Yorkshire pudding, sausage rolls and much more - devilled bones, pigeon pie or sheep's tounge in aspic. First published to teach sailors at The Liverpool Training School of Cookery.


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