Book Description

First published in 1741, this was the first in a series of best-selling cookery books published in the north of England. It was aimed at both mistress and servant 'and confined to Things Useful, Substantial, and Splendid, and calculated for the Preservation of Health, and upon the Measures of Frugality'. It went through 13 editions and was still in print in the 1790s. No remedies are included, a change from the pattern of the 1720s and 1730s. A W Oxford notes that the supplement is found both by itself and also bound with the 8th edition onwards.
Dealer Notes
Bitting p. 333, Axford p.135

Pagination is complete
Author MOXON Elizabeth
Date 1775, Eleventh edition
Binding Contemporary calf, banded spine; 17cm, 12mo
Publisher Griffith Wright, Leeds
Condition Loss to spine ends, corners worn, lacking front endpaper, front hinge weak, pages tanned, a little spotted; neat repairs to folding plates, last has loss; no inscriptions
Pages viii, 5-203, 33(supplemnt), [15], 6 plates, 3 fldg

Price: £185.00

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