The House-Keeper’s Pocket-Book, and Compleat Family Cook. - Sarah Harrison 1777 - for J. Rivington and Sons, London - Ninth Edition revised and corrected A prettily bound example of this scarce early work, the title (which is transcribed in full below) gives full details of that contained therein.

With twenty pages of tables showing the rate of farthings to l.s.d.f., six pages of ‘
Tables of Interest’ showing the cost of borrowing at 3, 3.5, 4, and 5 percent, over periods ranging from one day to 12 months. Index incorrectly bound before tables.

The full title is as follows:- ‘The House-Keeper’s Pocket-Book, and Compleat Family Cook: Containing Above Twelve Hundred Curious and Uncommon Receipts in Cookery, Pastry, Preserving, Pickling, Candying, Collaring, &c. with Plain and easy Instructions for Preparing and Dressing every Thing Suitable for an Elegant Entertainment, from Two Dishes to Five or Ten, &c.
Also a copious and useful Bill of Fare, of all Manner of Provision in Season, for every Month in the Year.
Together with Directions for making all Sorts of Wine, Mead, Cyder, Shrub, Distilling Strong-Waters, &c. For Brewing Ale and Small Beer in a cleanly, frugal Manner: And for Managing and Breeding Poultry to Advantage.
Likewise several useful Family Receipts for taking out Stains, preserving Furniture, cleaning Plate, taken Iron-moulds out of Linen, &c.
As also easy Tables, of Sums ready cast up, from one Farthing to one Pound, for the Use of those not conversant in Arithmetic: And Tables shewing the Interest of Money from 3, 3 1/2, 4 and 5 per Cent. from one Day to a Year.
The Whole is so contrived as to contain mor than any Book of double the Price; and the Excellency of the Receipts renders it the most useful Book of the Kind.
The Ninth Edition, revised and corrected. To which are now added several modern Receipts, by very good Judges.
Also,
Every one their own Physician: A Collection of the most approved Receipts for the Cure of the Disorders incident to Human Bodies’

Provenance: From the world renowned culinary library of Alan Davidson, the man who spent 20 years compiling the ‘
Oxford Companion to Food’. With his bookplate.
  Provenance: From the world renowned culinary library of Alan Davidson, the man who spent 20 years compiling the ‘Oxford Companion to Food’. With his bookplate.

References: Pennell,
My Cookery Books 157. Bitting, Gastronomic Bibliography 217. Cagle, A Matter of Taste, 723. Maclean, Household and Cookery Books 66. Simon, Bibliotheca Gastronomica 816. Maggs, Food and Drink Through the Ages (Cat. 645) 238, 275, 296. ESTC notes three copies. Complete as called for by ESTC despite the presence of an erroneous catch-word on verso of A1 [seen on other copies].

Duodecimo (binding size 11.3x17.5cm), pp. [2] title [1] [2 contents] [2 ‘To All Good House-Wives in Great-Britain’] [2 preface] 5-208 [8 index] [24 tables] [2]
  Bound in modern quarter tan calf, over marbled boards, spine with tan morocco label lettered in gilt, new endpapers.   Condition: A near fine copy, pages lightly browned, in fine binding   Ref: 103300   Price: HK$ 5,000