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Modern Cookery In All Its Branches; Reduced To A System of Easy Practice, For The Use Of Private Families. In A Series Of Practical, Which Have Been Strictly Tested, And Are Given With The Most Minute Exactness.

Eliza Acton

£2,800

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Ref. 112017   Edition. First Edition

Published By: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. 1845 (London)

By Eliza Acton. The book that inspired Mrs Beeton as well as most modern cooks today including Delia Smith, Rick Stein and Elizabeth David. Scarce First Edition. Original light brown cloth binding with decorative floral embossed border to the front and rear boards and gilt pictorial spine. In an overall good sound condition with just slight splitting of the cloth along the front outer hinge. The cloth is a little discoloured in places. Pages a little toned but clean throughout, minor chipping to the corner of the rear free end-paper,  illustrated with black and white line drawings with-in the text. pp. xxxii + 683 + 32. Overall a very good copy. With provenance from Major Beeton's Private Collection. 

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Size: 8vo

Binding: Hard Back

Book Type: Cloth Bound

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