Title: Handbook of Practical Cookery. New And ...
Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode.
Publication Date: 1906
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
lxix, 836 printed pages. 50 full-page illustrations. Introduction on the philosophy of cookery. Printed on India paper, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. 5 x 5.5 cm. Original publisher's straight-grained burgundy morocco with gilt art nouveau design on spine (slightly rubbed). Inner hinge weak. Bondy called it "the most extensive cookery book in miniature". Welsh says "This seems to be the first miniature cook book". Bromer says "Dozens of illustrated cuts of meat, prepared vegetables, and tempting desserts adorn the introduction". Dodds was a qualified teacher of cookery, and domestic science, from raising chickens to laundry, to dress-making. Bondy, 139. Bromer, 168. Welsh, 2511. Seller Inventory # 5186