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The London art of cookery, and housekeeper's complete assistant

By FARLEY, JOHN

subjects: cookery, recipes, food,

  • 1. The London art of cookery, and housekeeper's complete assistant .... to which is added, an appendix, containing considerations on culinary poisons; . . . em- bellished with a head of the author. . . and a bill of fare for every month in the year, elegantly engraved on thirteen copper-plates.
    London: printed for John Fielding; J. Scatcherd and J. Whitaker   1783
    21 cm.   xvi, 459 p. frontis. pls.   6 sh. bound.  
    GB:   ENLS*   LBL  
    US:   DCLC   MB   NYPL  

    --another ed. Dublin: printed for S. Price and W. Sleator, 1783. --: NIC; PV
    --2nd ed. London: printed for J. Scatcherd and J. Whitaker, 1784. DoCL
    --3rd ed. London: printed for J. Scatcherd and J. Whitaker, 1785. LePL: NYPL
    --4th ed. with additions. London: printed for J. Scatcherd and J. Whitaker, 1787. LeU(B); OBL: MiD
    --6th ed. with additions. London: printed for J. Scatcherd and J. Whitaker, 1789. ShCL: NIC
    --7th ed. with additions. London: printed for J. Scatcherd and J. Whitaker, 1792. CUL; LGL; LeU(B): KMK
    --8th ed. with additions. London: printed for J. Scatcherd and J. Whitaker, 1796. ANLW; LWML; LeU(B)
    --9th ed. with additions. London: printed by John Barker for James Scatcherd, 1800 GSU(S); LWML; LeU(B)
    . 1. An anonymous work with a similar main title was printed in 1797, and was almost certainly a pirated and spurious version of this book; see under later entry: LONDON, The London complete art of cookery.
    2. John Farley was the principal cook at The London Tavern.
    3. The ENLS copy is a m

    Bitting, pp. 152-3; Oxford, p. 114

Title-page from John Farley, The London art of cookery, 4th ed., 1787