Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes
- Rare recipes
[London: printed by J. Wakeham and Co Ltd; 1912]
21.5 x 14.0 cm Pp [1-55] [2s 6d on binding] White paper covered boards with image on front of a young man on his knees offering nuts(') to a lady
GB: *Priv coll
Printed on the front of the binding is "You cannot tell a nut till it is cracked < You cannot tell a recipe till it is tried < Rare recipes collected by Deolee < 2/6 nett'. The author says in the preface, which is signed "Deolee. August, 1912.', that "this [book] is not intended to be a cookery book, but a few good recipes from private collections'. There are, in fact, 265 numbered recipes. The printer's name is on page 55.
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