Robinson's Patent Barley: Recipes for Soups, Meats, Puddings, Cakes, etc., specially compiled for Keen, Robinson & Co., Ltd., London, E. C., by a Diplomée of Cookery.

London: Keen, Robinson & Co., [circa 1900].

Small octavo, 36 pages. FIRST EDITION. Rare collection of one hundred traditional English recipes, each now promoting the use of Robinson's tinned barley crystals. The tentative dating is based on the corporate history of the venerable Keen's mustard and Robinson's barley brands. Keen, Robinson & Co. was acquired by the Colman mustard company in 1903. Wear and staining to covers, paper lightly age-toned; n original blue cloth, with gilt-lettered front panel. Near very good. Unrecorded. [OCLC locates no copies; not found in any of the standard bibliographies].

Price: $200.00

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