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Condition: Very Good
First Edition. xxxi, 460,  pp. Green cloth with elaborate blind-and gilt-stamped decorations to boards and spine. Wear to extremities and joints, with marks and rubbing to boards. Binding firm; pages yellowed with occasional spots. Publisher's catalogue at rear. With frontispiece and 249 black & white engraved illustrations throughout, including a fold-out of 'the Royal Kitchen at Windsor'.
Title: The Illustrated London Cookery Book, containing upwards of fifteen hundred first-rate receipts selected with great care, and a proper attention to economy; and embodying all the latest improvements in the culinary art; accompanied by important remarks and counsel on the arrangement and well-ordering of the kitchen, combined with useful hints on domestic economy. The whole based on many years' constant practice and experience; and addressed to private families as well as the highest circles.
Edition: First Edition
Location Published: London, 227, Strand 1852: 1852
Binding: Gilt Decorated Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Categories: London, Food and Drink, Firsts Bookfair
Book number: 68747
Keywords: illustrated, london, old cookbooks