The cook's oracle containing receipts for plain cookery on the most economical plan for private families, also the art of composing the most simple, and most highly finished broths, gravies, soups, sauces, store sauces, and flavouring essences. This book, "The cook's oracle," by William Kitchiner, is a replication of a book originally published ...
The cook's oracle containing receipts for plain cookery on the most economical plan for private families, also the art of composing the most simple, and most highly finished broths, gravies, soups, sauces, store sauces, and flavouring essences. This book, "The cook's oracle," by William Kitchiner, is a replication of a book originally published before 1822. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible.
Like New. Like new little paperback! Reprint of the 1831 Edition. No spine crease. Binding is tight and square. Text is clean, unmarked. (Shelf location: BE01) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling.
12mo. pp (xx), (513). Rebound in late 19th century dark grey cloth spine with blind rules and gilt title and marbled boards, thin buff endpapers. Spine has "1829" written in ink and slight fading at bottom inch; "Cooking 1829" written in ink on the front board; rubbing to boards; inner hinges cracked but quite firm; contemporary retailer's oval rubber stamp in fore margin of title page; contents leaf has top margin clipped out (no printing lost) and a small private owner's rubber stamp; pp v-vi have tears to fore margin neatly repaired (no printing affected); two inch tear in inner margin of rear free endpaper neatly repaired; page edges tanned; only light scattered foxing and minor light soiling in text; else a VG tight and unworn copy, text quite clean for a cook book. First published 1817 as Apicius Redivivus, this edition contains the author's Preface to the third edition as well as to the slightly revised seventh edition of 1823. The most popular of Kitchiner's numerous books, it went through many editions, even after his death, and was an source for Mrs. Beeton and other 19th century writers on domestic science.
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