Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes
The London and country cook: or, accomplished housewife
The London and country cook: or, accomplished housewife, containing practical directions and the best receipts in all the branches of cookery and housekeeping; . . . such as roasting . . . confectionary . . . English wines; interspersed with many sovereign and approved medicines, used by private families . . . revised and much improved by a gentlewoman. etc. 3rd ed.
London: printed for Charles Hitch, Stephen Austen and John Hinton 1749
2.0 cm. vii, 363 p. frontis. pls.
US: KMK MWelC NYPL
1. The date is misprinted in NUCat. as '1799'.
2. The 49 plates are the same as those used by the author in a previous work; see CARTER, Charles, The compleat city and country cook.
3. The LeU(B) copy is inscribed: 'Elizabeth Griffith Her Booke 1750'.
Oxford, p. 77