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The Book Of Household Management - Isabella Beeton

1888 - Ward, London - Entirely New Edition, Revised and Corrected. 435th thousand.
This book has more wisdom to the square inch than any work of man’ - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

A finely bound early edition of this truly important English work, and one of the most successful cookbooks of all time. Containing over 1,300 pages of recipes, culinary advice, and household hints - a total of 3,384 entries including 2,703 recipes.

Profusely illustrated with 12 full page colour chromolithographic plates, 10 full page wood engravings and numerous black and white illustrations throughout the text.

Mrs Beeton’s incomparable
Book of Household Management was one of the earliest cookery books to use coloured illustrations. 
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Mrs. Beeton s Book of Household Management - Isabella Beeton

1906 - Ward, London - New Edition, Revised, Enlarged, Brought up to Date, and Fully Illustrated

‘This book has more wisdom to the square inch than any work of man’ -
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

The largest edition of this truly important English work, and one of the most successful cookbooks of all time, in a contemporary binding. First published in 1861, by 1906 the size of this already substantial volume had more than tripled, to contain 3,945 recipes, 368 pages of culinary advice and household directions, all profusely illustrated with thirty full page colour plates (two of which are folding), and 111 full page black and white photographic plates.

In case you needed even more recipes, there are charming contemporary hand-written recipes at the front and rear such as ‘Coburg Pudding’, ‘Seville Orange Marmalade’,’Veal Gateau’, ‘Almond Tartlets’, ‘Cumberland Pudding, and ‘Madelines’.
 
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