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Title: The British housewife : or, the cook, housekeeper's, and gardiner's companion. Calculated for the Service both of London and the Country; And directing what is necessary to be done in the Providing for, Conducting, and Managing a Family throughout , Etc,
Description: London, printed for S. Crowder and H. Woodgate, at the Golden Ball in Paternoster Row, no date but circa [1760?]. 1760, First Edition. Full Calf, 8vo. Volume 1 only.Collation, engraved frontis, 752 pages, plus 7 engraved plates. ( Apparently volume 1 was only issued with an engraved frontis, the additional 7 plates appear to be from volume 2. )Book measures 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches.Weight 1.2kg.Bound in modern full calf, raised bands, red leather title label. Binding in excellent condition.Internally, no loose pages, month inscription in early hand on top margin of Jan/Fed/March, some occasional light staining, a few sections have been cleaned, small chip from margin of frontis. Pages in good clean condition.A very nice clean well bound copy. Very Good.

Keywords: cookery

Price: GBP 650.00 = appr. US$ 928.19 Seller: George Jeffery Books
- Book number: 008890

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