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Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management


$325 AUD

Beeton, Isabella.


Mrs Beeton's Household Management: a complete cookery book.

Ward Lock & Co: London, UK (nd) (c1928). Demy 8vo (215x140mm) HC Faux Morocco Qtr Bnd, tan bds xvi,1680,[10 ads]pp.

VG/- minor rubbing on cnrs; some light foxing.


A very good tight 'New' economy edition 'strongly bound' (incorporating over 4,000 recipes from Mr Charles Herman Senn) brought up to date  to take account of the ongoing labour shortage and the economic circumstances in the UK in the late 1920s.

'A complete cookery book with sections on household work, servants' duties, labour saving, laundry work, etiquitete, marketing, carving & trussing, the art of 'using-up', table decoration, the home doctor, the nursery, the home lawyer etc...with 32 plates in colour and nearly 700 illustrations."

Recipes originally attributed to the colonies are now described as being from the Dominions. 

[NLA 3297939]

[Dated 1928 by reference to the new 1927 Valor-Perfection Oil Cooking Stove]


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