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A New System of Domestic Cookery; formed upon principles of economy; and adapted to the use of private families. A new edition, corrected.
London: John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1818. Octavo, 354 pages. Index, ads. Frontispiece ("Domestic Cookery"), and nine full-page plates of various meats. New edition, revised and corrected. Originally printed in late 1805 but dated forward to 1806. The book went through dozens of printings, and was one of the most profitable books published by Murray. This 1818 printing appeared just a few years after Mrs. Rundell had started to express misgivings... (Item #3225)
Price: $350.00
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A new system of domestic cookery : founded upon principles of economy and adapted to the use of private families. By a Lady. Sixty Fourth edition. Remodelled and improved by the addition of nearly One Thousand entirely new receipts, suited to the present advanced state of the art of cookery.
London: John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1840. Thick small octavo, liv, 571 pages. [10] leaves of plates. Originally printed in late 1805 but dated forward to 1806. The book went through dozens of printings, and was one of the most profitable books published by Murray. The author originally intended the book for use by her daughters, and borrowed a good number of the recipes in the original edition from her ancestor... (Item #3789)
Price: $250.00
A new system of domestic cookery : founded upon principles of economy and adapted to the use of private families. By a Lady. Sixty Fourth edition. Remodelled and improved by the addition of nearly One Thousand entirely new receipts, suited to the present advanced state of the art of cookery. By a. Lady, Maria Rundell.
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First Catch Your Hare... The Art of Cookery, Made Plain and Easy.
Devon, England: Prospect Books, 1995. Quarto, 218 pages. Glossary. Index. Later printing of the Prospect Books facsimile edition (1983), of the original 1747 edition. The Art of Cookery was the most successful and influential English cookbook of the eighteenth century. Hannah Glasse (1708-1770) was the wife of an attorney and the mother of eight children, and she published the first edition of her Art of Cookery -- a work she... (Item #3677)
Price: $100.00
First Catch Your Hare... The Art of Cookery, Made Plain and Easy. Hannah Glasse, By a. Lady.
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First Catch Your Hare... The Art of Cookery, Made Plain and Easy.
Devon, England: Prospect Books, 1983. Quarto, 218 pages. Glossary. Index. List of subscribers. First printing of the Prospect Books facsimile of the original 1747 edition. The Art of Cookery was the most successful and influential English cookbook of the eighteenth century. Hannah Glasse (1708-1770) was the wife of an attorney and the mother of eight children, and she published the first edition of her Art of Cookery -- a work... (Item #3678)
Price: $150.00
First Catch Your Hare... The Art of Cookery, Made Plain and Easy. Hannah Glasse, By a. Lady.
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A New System of Domestic Cookery : comprising practical and valuable receipts for preparing soups, gravies, made dishes, roasting, boiling, stewing, frying, &c. With useful instructions for selecting and purchasing all articles of food ; the whole art of confectionary ; and instructions for preserving and pickling, brewing, &c., &c.
London: William Tegg, 1868. Thick small octavo, [2], [iii]-xlviii, [49]-432 pages. [3] leaves of plates. Frontispiece. Originally printed in late 1805 but dated forward to 1806. The book went through dozens of printings. The author originally intended the book for use by her daughters, and borrowed a good number of the recipes in the original edition from her ancestor, Mary Kettilby. This has been called the "earliest manual of household... (Item #5227)
Price: $120.00
A New System of Domestic Cookery : comprising practical and valuable receipts for preparing soups, gravies, made dishes, roasting, boiling, stewing, frying, &c. With useful instructions for selecting and purchasing all articles of food ; the whole art of confectionary ; and instructions for preserving and pickling, brewing, &c., &c. Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell, by a. Lady.
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A New System of Domestic Cookery; Formed Upon Principles of Economy. And adapted to the Use of Private Families. By a Lady.
London: Printed for John Murray, Fleet-Street; J. Harding, St. James's-Street; and A. Constable and Co., Edinburgh; at the Union Printing-Office, St. John's Square, by W. Wilson, 1808. Duodecimo (10 x 16 cm.), [22], xxx, [2], 351, [1, advertisement] pages. Engraved frontispiece, plus nine additional leaves of plates in text. New edition, corrected [i.e., Third edition]. Originally published in 1806 and frequently revised and reprinted under a variety of titles in... (Item #4379)
Price: $400.00
A New System of Domestic Cookery; Formed Upon Principles of Economy. And adapted to the Use of Private Families. By a Lady. Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell, by a. Lady.
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A New System of Domestic Cookery; formed upon principles of economy; and adapted to the use of private families, throughout the United States.
New York: Published by R. M'Dermut & D.D. Arden, No. 1 City Hotel. John Forbes, Printer, 1815. 16mo., xiii, 316 pages. Frontispiece and eight plates. Index. The second New York edition, which was the first to be copyrighted. Originally published 1806 or 1807 in London, this is an early American edition of what has been called the "earliest manual of household management with any pretensions to completeness, it called forth... (Item #5166)
Price: $450.00
A New System of Domestic Cookery; formed upon principles of economy; and adapted to the use of private families, throughout the United States. Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell, by a. Lady.
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A New System of Domestic Cookery; formed upon principles of economy; and adapted to the use of private families. Third Philadelphia Edition.
Philadelphia: Published by Benjamin C. Buzby, 1810. Duodecimo, 22, 263 pages. Table of Contents. Index. Originally published 1806 or 1807 in London, and in 1807 in America, this is an early American edition of what has been called the "earliest manual of household management with any pretensions to completeness, it called forth many imitations." (DNB). Minor foxing throughout and age discoloration throughout, otherwise very good. Rebacked, with the original spine... (Item #5167)
Price: $500.00
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The Improved Housewife. Or Book of Receipts: with Engravings for Marketing and Carving. The Second Edition, revised.
Hartford: A.L. Webster [Stereotyped by R.H. Hobbs], 1844. Octavo, xi, 12-214 pages. Frontispiece, plus woodcuts in the text. First edition, second printing, although styled Second Edition on the title page. "Mrs. Webster was at best, what one would call a good plain cook, and yet she too reflects some of the virtues of her time", writes Karen Hess, who stops to point out that up to Mrs. Webster, "most cookbook..... (Item #5668)
Price: $250.00
The Improved Housewife. Or Book of Receipts: with Engravings for Marketing and Carving. The Second Edition, revised. Mrs. A. L. Webster, by a. Married Lady.