The Lady's Assistant for Regulating and Supplying her Table. Being a Complete System of Cookery, containing One Hundred and Fifty select Bills of Fare, properly disposed for Family Dinners of Five Dishes, to Two Courses of Eleven and Fifteen; with upwards
Mason, Charlotte.

London: Printed for J. Walter 1793. Seventh edition of a well-regarded cookery text, which first appeared in 1773 and continued to be updated. The appendix contains "General Particulars on the Breeding, Rearing and Management of Poultry; On the Business of the Dairy; And on the Management o Includes prefaces to the first and sixth editions. First and last leaf a bit browned, but complete with half-title and ads. Bottom corner of T2 professionally restored, with a few letters grazed, though no loss of meaning. Rebound in antique-style calf over marbled boards, gilt spine with red morocco label, new endpapers. Octavo. [20], 484, [19, index], (Item ID: 16012)

$1,250.00

ESTC notes two copies in North America (the University of Wisconsin and Michigan State) and one copy in the British Isles (the British Library). All editions are uncommon.

Simon 1013. Oxford [p.107] calls this "…an excellent and well-arranged book, but few people would now care for Viper Broth."

Site by Bibliopolis