Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes
The complete art of dinner-giving
The complete | art of dinner-giving | with | notes on luncheons and suppers | by | Jenny Wren | authoress of "Modern Domestic Cookery."
Paisley and London: Alexander Gardner; 1891
18.5 x 13.0 cm Pp [i-ii] ads, [1-10] 11-65, [i-xi] ads [6d on binding] Green paper covered boards with tp illus on front
On the title-page there is an illustration of a servant dressed in tails captioned ""Dinner is served"'. Below the illustration is the quotation ""Yes, dine by all means, but be sure you dine wisely." # Walter Scott.' A prefatory note is dated 21 August 1891.
Not a collection of recipes, the book is about planning dinners of all kinds. There is even a section called "Hospitality on the heather' covering meals in the Highlands during shooting season.