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The modern method of regulating and forming a table, explained and displayed
The modern method of regulating and forming a table, explained and displayed. Containing a great variety of dinners laid out in the most elegant taste, from two courses of five and five, to twenty-one and twenty-one dishes; finely represented on one hundred and fifty-two copper plates etc. [by several eminent cooks].
[London]: printed for J. Hughes, and S. Crowder [c.1760]
34 cm. vi, 171 p. pls.
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1. The first work to be published entirely devoted to the ways of setting a dining-table, with specimen menus for each setting.
Bitting, p. 579; Oxford, pp. 80-1