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The complete cook-maid, or housewife's assistant

By WARD, MARIA

subjects: cookery, household management, servants,

  • 1. The complete cook-maid, or housewife's assistant: containing plain and easy instructions for preparing and dressing every branch of cookery, accord- ing to the most genteel, yet least expensive practice; . . . The whole adapted to the meanest capacity, and intended to make young persons perfect in the whole art of cookery.
    London: printed for the authoress   [c.1766]
    127 p. frontis  

    1. For the only known reference to this work see Crahan, p. 74, who owns a copy which he believes is a unique example. The preface is dated 'November 7, 1766'.