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The New London Family Cook or Town and Country Housekeeper's Guide
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The New London Family Cook or Town and Country Housekeeper's Guide

Duncan Macdonald
Duncan Macdonald
Our Price: £110.00
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DESCRIPTION: Full leather. Recently and cleverly recovered with new spine and endpapers but using the original boards. A sturdy copy, pages a little grubby at the edges. Sadly the portrait of the author is missing but all other plates are in place.

A fabulous book with not only a raft of recipes of the time but including a list of London Markets of the time, where they were and what they sell. There is also a family trademan's (sic) directory, an alphabetic list of some of the most respectable manufacturers and dealers in the various articles of domestic economy.

Duncan MacDonald was Head Cook at the Bedford Tavern and Hotel, Covent Garden. OTHER DETAILS AUTHOR: Duncan Macdonald BOOK CONDITION: Good A sturdy copy, intro page discoloured and pages a little grubby at the edges. A little foxing  BINDING TYPE: Full leather. Recently and cleverly recovered with new spine and endpapers but using the original boards. LANGUAGE: English PRINTING INFO: PUBLISHER: James Cundee YEAR: 1808 SIZE: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall PAGES: 634

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