London, Nd(ca.1760]: For S. Crowder and H. Woodgate. Octavo. Item #021534
(title continued) the Year. Containing a general account of fresh provisions of all Kinds. Of the several foreign Articles for the Table, ... and the different Kinds of Spices, ... and other Ingredients used in Pickling and Preserving at Home: ... Together with the Nature of all Kinds of Foods, ...; a bill of fare for each month, the Art of Marketing ...; and the making as well as chusing of Hams, ... and other Store Dishes. Also Directions for plain Roasting and Boiling; and for the Dressing of all Sorts of Made Dishes ...; and the preparing the Desert in all its Articles. Containing a greater Variety than was ever before publish’d, of the most Elegant, yet least Expensive receipts in Cookery, ... Soups, ... Cakes, ... Sweetmeats, ... Cordials, And Distillery. To which are annexed, the art of carving; and the Terms used for cutting up various Things; ... The whole Practice of Pickling and Preserving: And of preparing made Wines, Beer, and Cyder. As also of distilling all the useful Kinds of Cordial and Simple Waters. With the Conduct of a Family in Respect of Health; ... And a variety of other valuable particulars, necessary to be known in All Families; ... Also the Ordering of all Kinds of profitable Beasts and Fowls, ... Together with the Management of the pleasant, profitable, and useful Garden. The Whole embellished with a great Number of curious copper plates, shewing the Manner of Trussing all Kinds of Game, ... as also the Order of setting out Tables for Dinners, Suppers, and Grand Entertainments, ... By Mrs. Martha Bradley, late of Bath: Being the result of upwards of Thirty Years Experience. In two volumes, Vol. I: Engraved frontispiece, 752pp., (2) engraved plates, Vol. II: 469pp.(9)pp contents to volume one, (12)pp. index to volume one. (3) engravings, (5)pp. Contents to volume two, (7)pp index. Bound in original 1/4 calf over marbled paper covered boards, raised bands, paper spine labels, volume numbers in gilt, boards rubbed, volume two is lacking the marbled paper to upper board, front free endpaper to volume 2 nearly detached, chipping to lower margins of first 3 leaves of volume one, lacks one plate (at p.69). A good set and scarce having both volumes. [McLean p.11].