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The compleat family cook. Consisting of a collection of near a thousand

By COMPLEAT

subjects: cookery, household management, health, brewing, ironing,

  • 1. The compleat family cook. Consisting of a collection of near a thousand curious and uncommon receipts in soops [sic] made-dishes . . . also bills of fare for every month in the year . . . a book necessary for mistresses of families, higher and lower women servants . . . and calculated for the preservation of health . . . revised and corrected by an eminent cook . . . To which is added the London and country brewer . . . with a copious treatise on malt liquors . . . the art of clear starching, ironing, . . . the servant maid's best companion. etc.
    Hull: printed by J. Rawson and Son   1766
    17 cm.   216 p. pls.  
    US:   DCLC  

    1. The 1766 work is certainly a pirated or spurious version of Elizabeth Moxon's book (see under later entry: MOXON, Elizabeth, English housewifery).

    Bitting, p. 534