Book Description

THE LONDON ART OF COOKERY. And Housekeepers complete assistant. On a new plan. Made plain and easy to the understanding of every Housekeeper, Cook, and Servant, in the Kingdom.... To which is added an Appendix.... Embellished with A Head of the Author, and a bill of fare for every month of the year, elegantly engraved on thirteen copper plates. --- Fourth edition with upwards of one hundred and fifty new and elegant receipts in the various branches of cookery. FOURTH EDITION. 8vo. (8.6 x 5.4 inches). Portrait frontis of Farley, plus 12 copper engravings of a bill of fare for each month of the year. Some light browning to a handful of leaves but generally a fresh and clean copy throughout. Finely bound in attractive recent full speckled tan calf. Spine with raised bands. The compartments ruled and lettered in gilt. Single blind ruled border on boards. gilt. A very good copy of this famous work.
Author FARLEY. JOHN. Principal Cook at the London Tavern
Date 1787
Publisher J. Scatcherd and J. Whitaker, B. Law, and G. and T. Wilkie. London.

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