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The Compleat Housewife: or, Accomplish'd Gentlewoman's Companion

  • Author:
    Smith, E. S.
  • Publisher:
    Printed for H. Pemberton, at the Golden-Buck, against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleet Street, London, 1747
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Being A Collection of upwards of Six Hundred of the most approved Receipts... With Copper Plates curiously engraven for the regular Disposition or Placing the various Dishes and Courses. And Also Bills of Fare for every Month in the Year...etc etc 13th edition, 1747. Hardback. 8vo. [xx], 366, xiv pp. Folding engraved bills of fare at rear. Engraved frontis. Contemporary leather binding. Book in fair condition. Lower board hanging by a thread. Boards & spine generally rubbed and worn. Lacking both free endpapers. Marginal loss to upper corner of A3. H1 only upper third remains, M6 loosely inserted, some loss to upper corner of P2 extending very slightly beyond the margin, marginal hole to P7 (where page number printed), S7 torn diagonally across lower corner resulting in loss of approx one third of the page, small marginal loss to U3, minor worm damage U4 onwards. Of the fold-out plates, the first has only the first third remaining, the second is complete but has tears, the third is like the first and the remaining three have been excised completely leaving a stub behind.
  • Our price: £150.00

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