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The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy Which far exceeds anything of the Kind yet Published 1753

Hannah Glasse
Hannah Glasse
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Hannah Glasse's book is the classic cookery book on which many others were based. First published in 1747 and authored by Hannah Glasse (1708-1770), the book received numerous printings for nearly 100 years. Includes instructions on roasting and boiling, "a French Cook's Sauce", "pretty little dishes for a supper", dressing fish, soups, puddings, pies, Lent dinner, directions for the sick, for captains of ships, hams, pickling, cheesecakes and "whip" syllabubs, making wines and brewing, French bread and muffins, jarring, making anchovies and "Catchup", the seasons of the year for butchers, cure for bite of a "Mad Dog", "a receipt to keep clear from Buggs", dressing turtles in the "West-India Way", making ice cream, turkey in jelly, etc. Original leather boards with tooled decoration.

This is an unusual copy published in Dublin. Printed for John Exshaw at the Bible on Cork-Hill

AUTHOR: G. F. Strawson OTHER DETAILS BOOK CONDITION: The front cover is very loose and hanging on by the end paper but otherwise the book is sturdy. Some marking to the edges of the pages which doesn't mar the actual pages and 'ex Libris Sam Bayly' written on the title page. BINDING TYPE: Original full leather.  LANGUAGE: English PRINTING INFO: PUBLISHER: John Exshaw YEAR: 1753 PLACE OF PUBLICATION: Dublin SIZE: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall PAGES: 457 + Index

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