Item #3153 Homely Hints on Food & Cookery. Monsieur Alfonse, pseud.

Homely Hints on Food & Cookery

Leeds, UK: Alf Cooke, 1902.
Second-hand hardcover

Alfonse, Monsieur (pseud). Homely Hints on Food & Cooking, Digestion & Indigestion: with over 140 simple, economical & practical recipes (English, French & American). Alf Cooke: Leeds, UK 1902. 8vo HC dec green emb bds 124,[6]pp. (Driver 6.1) VG-/-

ALFONSE, Monseiur (pseudonym?)

Homely Hints on Food and Cooking, Digestion and Indigestion: with over one hundred and forty simple, economical and practical recipes (English, French and American).

Leeds : Alf Cooke, "Her Late Majesty's Colour Printer," Crown Print Works, 1902. First Edition.

Octavo (180x120mm) green cloth boards, decorated and lettered upper board and spine in black and white, 124,[4]pp. Heavy cream laid paper. Advertisements for 'Lactopeptine' to rear endpapers and paste-down. Chapter II 'Digestion and Indigestion' recommending the use of Lactopeptine is printed on blue paper. 

Lactopeptine was a manufacturer's name for a digestion-ferment product containing Pepsin and Pancreatin and sold in the 19th century.

Alf Cooke (1842-1902) was a Yorkshire printer.  In 1885 he received a Royal Warrant from Queen Victoria for colour printing.

§  OCLC records 12 holdings;
§  Driver 6.1

Item #3153

Price: $100.00 AUD

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