Lot n° 31
150 - 200
CARTER (Susanna). The Frugal housewife or... - Lot 31 - Paris Enchères - Collin du Bocage
CARTER (Susanna). The Frugal housewife or Complete woman cook. London, E. Newbery, n.d. (circa 1799). In-12, brown calf, pearl fillet, smooth spine decorated (Binding of the time).
(6) ff., 2 engravings in frontispiece, 193 pp. (erroneous pagination from p. 180 : for 201 pp.), (3) pp.
New edition of this culinary treatise for British cooks, first published in 1765 in London by Francis Newbery. Very complete, it devotes long passages to meats and sauces, and includes 12 woodcut table plans for each month.
Restored tear to one plate. Some foxing. Rubbing, hinges cracked.
Oxford, p. 123 (1795) - Maclean, pp. 23-24 and Lowenstein: other editions.
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