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COLLINGWOOD, Francis and WOOLLAMS, John | The Universal Cook

£600.00

COLLINGWOOD, Francis and WOOLLAMS, John THE UNIVERSAL COOK, AND CITY AND COUNTRY HOUSEKEEPER CONTAINING ALL THE VARIOUS BRANCHES OF COOKERY : THE DIFFERENT METHODS OF DRESSING BUTCHERS MEAT, POULTRY, GAME, AND FISH; AND OF PREPARING GRAVIES, CULLICES, SOUPS, AND BROTHS; TO DRESS ROOTS AND VEGETABLES, AND TO PREPARE LITTLE ELEGANT DISHES FOR SUPPERS OR LIGHT REPASTS…
London : Printed by C. Whittingham for J. Scatcherd, 1801
Third edition – originally published in 1792. 8vo (22cm). [xviii], (452)pp. Double portrait frontispiece, twelve plates with illustrating suggested (two course) Bill of Fare for each month of the year, facing 320pp one plate to demonstrate meat cuts. Handsome modern half calf binding over elegant marble boards; raised bands with gilt rules; red morocco label lettered in gilt; new endpapers; edges a bit darkened and dust-soiled; text-block very clean, no spotting or marks, easily legible throughout, a very good copy.