Hand-book of Practical Cookery, for Ladies and Professional Cooks. Containing the Whole Science and Art of Preparing Human Food.

New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1867. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #22248

478pp + 2 pp of advertisements. Green cloth stamped in blind on the sides and in gold on the spine. The author was professor of Gastronomy and founder of the New York Cooking Academy. Paul Watkins' copy with his stamp dated Feb. 1, 1899 on the front free endpaper. Dampstain along the edges partially affecting covers and text block, a few smudges and mild foxing. A good copy. Uncommon. In Bitting, p. 45. ; Octavo.

Price: $175.00

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