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COLE, MARY   1788-1791


  • The lady's complete guide; or cookery in all its branches
  • Subjects: cookery, brewing, physician,

    • 1. The lady's complete guide; or cookery in all its branches . . . to which is added the complete brewer . . . also the family physician. etc.
      London: printed for G. Kearsley   1788
      22 cm.   xxvii, 564 p.   6 sh.  
      GB:   LBL;   LeU(B)*  
      US:   CoU   DCLC   KMK  

      --a new ed. improved. London: printed for G. Kearsley. 1789. --: MCR, NNNAM
      --3rd ed. very much improved. London: printed for G. Kearsley, 1791. LWML; LeU(B): NYPL
      1. Mrs Cole described herself as 'Cook to the Right Hon. The Earl of Drogheda'.
      2. See Hazlemore, M., Domestic economy, for a very similar work.
      3. Scots Mag., vol. 51 (June 1789), p. 284, confirms the prices as 6 sh. boards, 7 sh. bound.

      Bitting, p. 94; Oxford, pp. 117-18


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