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THE LONDON AND COUNTRY COOK:
Carter, Charles.

THE LONDON AND COUNTRY COOK:

Or, Accomplished Housewife, Containing Practical Directions and the best Receipts. In all the Branches of Cookery and Housekeeping; Such as Boiling, Roasting, Pastry, Pickling, Jellies, Preserving Confectionary, Cakes, Creams, Cordials, Syrups, English Wines, &c. Interspersed with Many sovereign and approved Medicines used by private Families in most Distempers; Printed for Charles Hitch ... 1749.
3rd Ed. revised and much improved by a gentlewoman; many years housekeeper to an eminent merchant in the City of London. 363pp. + [i] publ. advert. Frontis., 45 plates including 4 folding. Some browning, hinges taped, contemporary double gilt rule edged boards, corners neatly reinforced, rebacked in modern gilt ruled leather with gilt lettered title label to spine. ESTC T123911. The title page calls for 49 large copper plates, but our copy has the same amount of plates as another copy checked online and as another copy we have previously sold.
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