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Mrs Beeton's Book of Cookery and Household Management.

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The early editions included an obituary notice for Beeton, but the publishers insisted it be removed "allowing readers to imagine – perhaps even as late as 1915 – that some mob-capped matriarch was out there still keeping an eye on them". Chapters 40 to 50 (some 200 pages) give instructions for dairy products, vegetarian and invalid (sick person) cookery, making bread, biscuits and cakes, and beverages. With over 2,000 practical Recipes and Sections on Labour-Saving, Carving and Trussing, Household Work, The Art of 'Using-Up', Servants' Duties, Laundry Work [and many other topics].

Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management; Comprising information for the Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen Maid, Butler etc.

Beeton has been described as "the grandmother of modern domestic goddesses", like Nigella Lawson and Delia Smith, who saw, as Beeton did, the need to provide reassuring advice on culinary matters for the British middle classes. Cookery is introduced with words about "the progress of mankind from barbarism to civilization", with a mention of man "in his primitive state, [living] upon roots and the fruits of the earth", rising to become in turn "a hunter and a fisher"; then a "herdsman" and finally "the comfortable condition of a farmer. The present work, sometimes referred to as Mrs Beeton's Shilling Cookery Book, appeared in several editions into the 1880s. Turning off the personalised advertising setting won’t stop you from seeing Etsy ads, but it may make the ads you see less relevant or more repetitive.

original grey boards worn and marked, red cloth back elaborately blocked with gilt lettering creased. A very pleasing copy with 2500 recipes 8 plates in colour and 1500 illustrations in black and white, Front Free Endpaper missing.We eagerly await your feedback, hoping that you'll find it appealing and will generously share your thoughts and recommendations. One full-page colour plate (pictured) illustrated a range of puddings, showing jelly, raspberry cream, a centre dish piled high with fruits, a trifle, and an ornamental flowerpot containing a strawberry plant. com, the Sell on Etsy app, and the Etsy app, as well as the electricity that powers Etsy’s global offices and employees working remotely from home in the US. Gilt titles + circular vignettes front alslo black oval and ribbon decoration, but difficult to see!

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