The Modern Cookery, written upon the most approved and economical principles, and in which every receipt has stood the test of experience. By a Lady. Fourth edition, with considerable additions.

Derby: Printed and published by Henry Mozley & Son, and sold by George Cowie and Co. 31, Poultry, 1827.

Duodecimo (15.5 x 9.5 cm.), [3], 271, [17] pages. Index and table at rear. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece and title page, and eight full page woodcuts, six of these being dinner settings, from five to twenty-one covers. A pirated printing of Hannah Glasse's by Mozley. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece and title page, and eight full page woodcuts, six of these being dinner settings, from five to twenty-one covers. Publisher's original green printed boards; cracks at center and hinges, but intact. Leaves untrimmed, with deckled edges. A handwritten recipe at the top of the title page verso shows slightly on the recto. Occasional slight browning. Otherwise, clean and very good. [BL lists copies of two other editions, one 1820 and the other 1868; not listed in the standard bibliographies or in COPAC; Bitting, page 2 (citing a later printing, incorrectly identifies the author as Eliza Acton].

Price: $600.00

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