Publisher: William Collins, London & Glasgow;
Date of Publication: 1882
Stock Code: 4434
384 pp. 8 chromolithograph plates including frontispiece (plates numbered but bound out of sequence) plus line drawings in text. Book Condition: Very Good. Publisher’ royal blue cloth with gilt background to titles and decoration in black to spine and upper board; primrose yellow endpapers. Cloth rubbed to spine tips; minor wear to corners. Creasing to pp 19/20 and 1-inch closed tear to margin pp 45/6; a little scattered foxing, mainly to textblock edge. Ownership inscription to ffep and to verso, and with address to recto frontispiece.
Numerous recipes with notes on how to buy, serve and garnish the dishes together with chapters on carving, housekeeping, account keeping and more.