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Mrs Beeton's Book of Cookery and Household Management.

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Presenting an Exquisite Leather-Bound Edition, expertly crafted by the prestigious organization "Rare Biblio" with Original Natural Leather that gracefully adorns the spine and corners. Chapters 60 to 68 guide on matters from trussing poultry to the definitions of culinary terms, arranging meals, decorating the table, making menus, and the duties of domestic servants. Sewing binding for longer life, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of binding. Slight wear to spine ends and corners, a few marks to boards; a little slanting to binding, a couple of spots internally but generally clean internally. A team of professionals has expertly processed each page, delicately preserving its content without alteration.

The first editions after her death contained an obituary notice, but later editions did not, allowing readers to imagine that every word was written by an experienced Mrs. That for Baroness pudding (a suet pudding with a plethora of raisins) was given by the Baroness de Tessier, who lived at Epsom. The front board although in good condition does have a little loss to the corners with surface wear to the rear.Green cloth boards with minor marks All the adverts, apart from the publisher's adverts, are printed in red and black.

original grey boards worn and marked, red cloth back elaborately blocked with gilt lettering creased. Due to the financial climate at the time in wake of the Great Recession, the Society selected Beeton's toast sandwich, a dish that Beeton included to cater to the less well-off.Beeton's death (in 1865) to 74 chapters and over 2000 pages; [13] the first edition had 44 chapters.

frontis, xl, plate list, verso blank, 11 further coloured lithographic plates, 1139, bound without the adverts or the half title.Chapters 40 to 50 (some 200 pages) give instructions for dairy products, vegetarian and invalid (sick person) cookery, making bread, biscuits and cakes, and beverages.

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