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The lady's complete guide; or cookery in all its branches
By COLE, MARY
The lady's complete guide; or cookery in all its branches . . . to which is added the complete brewer . . . also the family physician. etc.
London: printed for G. Kearsley 1788
22 cm. xxvii, 564 p. 6 sh.
GB: LBL; LeU(B)*
US: CoU DCLC KMK
--a new ed. improved. London: printed for G. Kearsley. 1789. --: MCR, NNNAM
--3rd ed. very much improved. London: printed for G. Kearsley, 1791. LWML; LeU(B): NYPL
1. Mrs Cole described herself as 'Cook to the Right Hon. The Earl of Drogheda'.
2. See Hazlemore, M., Domestic economy, for a very similar work.
3. Scots Mag., vol. 51 (June 1789), p. 284, confirms the prices as 6 sh. boards, 7 sh. bound.
Bitting, p. 94; Oxford, pp. 117-18
Title-page from Mrs Cole, The lady's complete guide