Book Description

The Experienced English Housekeeper, for the use and ease of Ladies, Housekeepers, Cooks etc. written purely from practice and dedicated to the Honorable Lady Elizabeth Warburton by Elizabeth Raffald, published by Baldwin, London 1782. The 8th edition. In original full leather binding size 20.5 by 13 cm. Raised bands to the spine. 384 pages plus a detailed index. Includes three folding engravings as called for- plans of a Grand Table of Two Covers and a "curious new stove" but lacks the frontispiece portrait of Raffald. Name in ink in contemporary script above the first page- Eliz Raffald. This presumably isn't that of the author: Elizabeth Raffald died in 1781. Original spine relaid. Good to VG condition with occasional minor foxing
Author Raffald
Date 1782
Binding Full leather
Publisher Baldwin
Condition Good to VG
Pages 384

Price: £210.00

Offered by Arthur Hook

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