Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine. – Hazlitt, W. Carew.

Hazlitt, W. Carew.


Publisher: Elliot Stock. London. 1886 (First edition)
ID: 47904 Category:


8vo, 271pp. Hardcover, emerald green cloth boards with quarter leather binding in very good condition, no d/w as issued. text in very good condition overall with roughcut pages and devoid of any extraneous markings with no missing or loose pages and appropriate age tanning of all pages with a slightly weak rear hinge exposing some webbing. overall in near excellent condition for a well utilised 130 plus year old book. This book looks at the history of cook books discussing a number of different texts available at the time with very interesting sections on meats, pies, cheeses and wines and has been modernised and reprinted several times in the last century. A glorious glance at the culinery past.