The Book of Household Management. Isabella Beeton.

The Book of Household Management

London, UK (nd): Ward Lock & Co.
Second-hand hardcover

Beeton, Isabella. The Book of Household Management (700th). Ward Lock & Co: London, UK (nd) (c.1888-91). 8vo HC Qtr Bnd Morocco Gilt Dec Spine, green cloth bds xlviii,1644,12pp. VG/- cnrs lightly bumped, hinges sound, minor foxing to plates

A very good late Victorian edition (1888-1891), with numerous illustrations (68 full-page) plus 13 colour plates (2 folding). Contains 3733 recipes, receipts & miscellaneous memorandums of household advice for the aspiring housekeeper of the late 19th century.  Includes chapters on American & Colonial cookery (including Australian recipes for Kangaroo Tail Soup and Curry, Roast Wallaby and Parrot (paraqueet) Pie); Indian cookery and European cookery.

Item #8261

Price: $425.00 AUD

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