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A treatise on the cooking of big joints

By BERTRAM, James Glass

subjects: general,

  • 1. A treatise on the | cooking of big joints | as also instructions for ) roasting and boiling poultry and game | together with hints on the | preparation of vegetables and the making | of salads | by | Jenny Wren
    Paisley and London: Alexander Gardner; 1891
    18.5 x 13.0 cm   Pp [i-ii] ads, [1-7] 8-68, [i-ii] ads   [6d on binding]   Orange paper covered boards with tp illus on front
    GB:   *LCS  

    There is an illustration on the title-page of a set table with a floral centrepiece. Below it is the quotation ""Excellence in cookery is only attainable by practice and experience." # Soyer.' A prefatory note is dated "1st November, 1800. [{{sic}}]'. Despite the book's short-title, only the first forty-one pages are on meat and poultry; the remaining pages cover a variety of topics.