British cookery writer Hannah Glasse (1708-1770) remains best known for this recipe collection, first published in 1747, anonymously and remained a best-seller for over a century.
One of the work’s key innovations was the author’s pledge to democratise the business of cookery, promising in the introductory note to readers that the language contained within was intended so that domestic servants could understand it.
8vo. vi, (24), 384, (24)pp., occasional, light spotting, some soiling to title-page, otherwise very good, later half morocco over marbled boards, spine gilt, rubbed at extremities and on boards, otherwise very good.
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