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WORRALL, Joseph   

  • Domestic receipt book
  • Subjects: receipts,

    • 1. ["The domestic receipt book' 1832]
      GB:   LB  

      The BMCat lists "The domestic receipt book, containing upwards of 700 authenticated recipes, chiefly on domestic economy, etc.' as published Todmorden and Salford: 1832. The preface to the second edition (see following entry) states that more than three thousand copies of the first edition were sold in the space of a few months.

    • 2. — The domestic receipt book, in two parts, containing 866 authenticated recipes, chiefly on domestic economy; particularly adapted to family establishments, and calculated to promote a considerable saving in household expenditure. By Joseph Worrall. Second edition.
      17.0 x 10.0 cm   Pp [3-9] 10-149 [150]  
      GB:   LB(S)  

      There are two prefaces, one to the first edition dated April 1832 and one to the second edition dated October 1832. The contents are in two parts, each with a separate index. The first contains household receipts, including brewing but not cookery. The second contains medical receipts, and there is also a section of additional and miscellaneous receipts.

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