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, and 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 many imitations." (DNB). A few pages with tears or chips, not effecting text. Very minor foxing throughout. Lacking rear free end paper. In full brown calf, partially worn away at the spine, and with the spine label chipped but still legible. Good. [OCLC locates twelve copies; Bitting, page 583 (later printing); Cagle 665; Lowenstein 72; Shaw & Shoemaker; 35818].

Price: $450.00

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