Boston: Munroe and Francis, 1822. First American Edition. Small Octavo. Item #029135
380 pages, which has an engraving on p. 360 and an Appendix added by the American publisher. Dr. Kitchiner was considered "the most famous medical cook". DNB notes: It was an acknowledged source of inspiration for Mrs Beeton, and was mined by the writers of other household guides. The North American Review noted it had just arrived in January 1823 when the Mannings desired in the same month to secure a copy. Bound in contemporary calf, red morocco spine label gilt, light scattered foxing, a very handsome copy without names or bookplates.