London: Geo. Routledge & Co., Farringdon Street, 1858.
Small octavo, x, 194, 16 pages. Index. Advertisements. Illustrated with a wood engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, and of Soyer's products (stewing pan, alarum clock, vegetable drainer, stewing pan, chimney jack, and "Soyer's Kitchen for the Army") in the index. publisher's advertisements to front endpapers and preliminaries, with additional ad for a new series of handbooks tipped-in. Styled "one hundred and eighty-fifth thousand". Ownership inscription in the year of publication to top of title page; a few pencil annotations to recipes. Hinges reinforced; fore edge of some pages lightly chipped. Original color printed paper over cloth rebacked with later green cloth. With the bookseller's ticket of McKurdy's Cookbooks. Good only. OCLC locates three copies of this printing; Bitting, page 443; Cagle 1006 & 1007 (recording 1855 and 182 printings); Vicaire col. 799].