London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton & Kent & Co. Limited; Marshall's School of Cookery, [circa 1893].
Octavo (18.5 x 13 cm.), 468, 24,  pages. Index. Illustrated. Advertisements. Styled "Twentieth thousand". Originally published in 1887 (though Bitting and Cagle state 1888). Our date is proposed based on publication of the "Revised and Enlarged" edition 1894-5. The second work by the famed cookery educator who built an empire selling her students and other interested cooks a wide range of cooking equipment from utensils to ice boxes and ranges, and ingredients including cooking wines and spirits, curry powder, Worcestershire sauce. Her earlier Book of Ices , was also a great success, going through many printings. Some slight edgewear to gilt-titled green cloth, otherwise very good. Previous owner's name and date, "1893" to title page. [Bitting, page 310; Cagle 856 (later edition); Driver, Bibliography of Cookery Books Published in England 1875-1914, 687.5].