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, 1823.

16mo., viii, 380 pages. Mispaginated as described in Lowenstein. Second US edition, "From the last London edition, which is almost entirely rewritten. With an appendix by the American publishers." Originally published in London, 1817, and titled, Apicius Redivivus, this was one of the most popular early 19th century cookbooks both in England and America. Contains a significant section(s) of Sauces, Gravies, etc., stretching from page 201 to 310. There are a good number of recipes for ketchups, including Wow-Wow Sauce, of which Kitchiner is credited as the inventor. First and last five leaves restored, each encased in tissue and bound in. Handsomely rebound in full calf, with raised bands and gilt-decorated spine, and gilt-titled red morocco label. [Cagle 417; Lowenstein 94].

Price: $350.00
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