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The thorough good cook

By SALA, George Augustus Henry Fairfield

subjects: general,

  • 1. The | thorough | good cook | a series of | chats on the culinary art | and | nine hundred recipes | by | George Augustus Sala
    London, Paris and Melbourne: Cassell and Co Ltd; 1895
    20.5 x 16.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-viii [ix] x-xiii [xiv] xv-xvii [xviii-xx], [1] 2-492   Blue cloth with design of peapods and another plant on front
    Bib:   B415  
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    US:   DLC   NcU   OrU   CtY   PP  

    There are three prefaces: the first is addressed to the general reader; the second, to the lady of the house; the third, to Mrs Cook. Pages 1-76 are called "Chats about cookery". Pages 77-467 are recipes. One of the author's stated aims was to make the book as cosmopolitan as possible.% American editions: There was one, New York, Chicago, Paris and Washington: Brentano's, 1896.