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The London and country cook: or, accomplished housewife


subjects: cookery, housekeeping, roasting, confectionary, wine, medicine,

  • 1. 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.  
    GB:   LeU(B)*  
    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