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Mrs Beeton's Book of Cookery and Household Management.

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To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. The front board although in good condition does have a little loss to the corners with surface wear to the rear. The work, which was frequently used in the kitchen, is unsurprisingly scarce institutionally, with just three copies traced worldwide, all held in the UK (University of Cambridge, British Library, Townend National Trust), and just a single copy of this first edition traced at auction. Previously published in parts, it initially and briefly bore the title Beeton's Book of Household Management, as one of the series of guidebooks published by her husband, Samuel Beeton. Etsy’s 100% renewable electricity commitment includes the electricity used by the data centres that host Etsy.

Beeton's death (in 1865) to 74 chapters and over 2000 pages; [13] the first edition had 44 chapters. It was initially serialised in 24 monthly instalments, in her husband Samuel Orchart Beeton's publication The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine; the first instalment appeared in 1859. Chapters seven to 38 (roughly 1000 pages) cover English cooking, with recipes for soups, gravies, fish, meat (principally veal, beef, mutton and lamb, and pork), poultry, game, preserves, vegetables, pastries, puddings, sweets, jams, pickles, and savouries. Beeton's practice has been criticised as plagiarism; Beeton's modern biographer Kathryn Hughes talks of her "lifting" and "brazenly copying" recipes from others, and says that this was "the way that cookery books had been put together from time immemorial . An idea of the amount of detail may be gained from the fact that there are eleven illustrations of types of fish (one pictured), such as "steamed sole" and "soused mackerel", and another of "fish entrées".The 'Dictionary' was retitled initially the 'Every-Day Cookery and Housekeeping Book' and from 1907 'Mrs. The account of how to make soup consists of a single essay, divided into general advice and numbered steps for making any kind of (meat-based) soup. Keep in mind that anyone can view public collections - they may also appear in recommendations and other places.

The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. Presenting an Exquisite Leather-Bound Edition, expertly crafted by the prestigious organization "Rare Biblio" with Original Natural Leather that gracefully adorns the spine and corners. In 2012 the food economist for the British television period drama Downton Abbey described Beeton's book as an "important guide" for the food served in the series.The whole rest of the book is taken up with instructions for cooking, with an introduction in each chapter to the type of food it describes. The actual instructions are headed "Mode", as "Cut up the veal, and put it with the bones and trimmings of poultry". Green cloth, front hinge tender and with slight water damage slightly affecting first gathering at spine end.

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