The Cook's Oracle : Containing Receipts for Plain Cookery on the Most Economical Plan for Private Families: Also, the Art of Composing the Most Simple and Most Highly Flavored Broths, Gravies, Soups, Sauces, Store Sauces, and Flavouring Essences...

Boston: Munroe and Frances, no. 4 Cornhill, 1822.

16mo., viii, 380 pages. First American edition, "From the last London edition, which is almost entirely rewritten. With an appendix by the American publishers." Originally titled Apicius Redivivus, this was one of the most popular early Nineteenth century cookbooks, both in England and America. Contains a number of ketchup recipes, and the recipe for Wow-Wow Sauce, of which Kitchiner is credited as the inventor. In full tree-calf with gilt-titled red morocco spine label; hinges repaired. With the bookseller's ticket of "Lockerman & Scott" [Cagle 416; Lowenstein 92].

Price: $500.00
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