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The new book of cookery; or, every woman a perfect cook


subjects: cookery, recipes, confectionary, household management, toilet, cosmetics,

  • 1. The new book of cookery; or, every woman a perfect cook; containing the greatest variety of approved receipts in all the branches of cookery and con- fectionary . . . to which are added, the best instructions for marketing . . . also directions for clear starching, and the ladies' toilet, or, art of preserving beauty; likewise a collection of phisical [sic] receipts. etc. A new eection [sic] for the present year, with great additions. etc.
    London: printed for the authoress by Alex. Hogg   Sold by Alex. Hogg   [c.1760]
    18 cm.   iv, 13-371 p. frontis   I sh.  
    GB:   LWML*  
    US:   DCLC   DNLM   NYPL  

    --a new ed. with great additions. London: printed for the authoress, and sold by Alex. Hogg, [c.1765]. LeU(B)
    I . The author described herself as 'Mrs. Eliz. Price, of Berkeley Square, assisted by others who have made the art of cookery their constant study'.
    2. The price is also given in the preface to the author's other work; see next entry: PRICE, Elizabeth, The new, universal, and complete confectioner (note 2).
    3. The LeU(B) copy (1765 ed.) (which is wanting a frontispiece) is inscribed: 'Thos. Whisler Magdalen Norfolk', and is embossed on the cover: 'Maria Whisler 1795'.

    Oxford, pp. 109-10