I have several Victorian books. Including more old cookbooks and PLEASE. To see my son's old books. A LATE VICTORIAN / EARLY EDWARDIAN DOMESTIC BOOK. Chicago, W B Conkey co.9.75" by 7.25" w/ 527 pages. A New and Complete American Culinary Encyclopedia, Containing Facts Worth Knowing, Health Suggestions, Care of the Sick, Table Etiquette, Dinner Giving, Menus, Household, Toilet and Cooking Recipes.
Holiday bills of fare, the dining room, a host of chapters for the cook book [includes cakes, ice creams, fruits, breads, meats, veggies, puddings, shell fish, soups, preserves, sandwiches, dairy, eggs, pickles, and so much more], invalid cooking, nursery, laundry. Perfumes & toilet [beauty] recipes. Dyeing & coloring, and a few more. Photos carefully as they are part of the description.All of my books are VERY OLD and have 100+ years of wear to varying degrees. Boards - very secure, with some spots & wear- mostly to the joints as this is sort of a waxy cloth cover. No splitting, but with wear.
Spine ends - good - bit of wear for its age. Inner hinges - both taped. Pages - generally very clean but toned [still flexible though].
Writing - "cranberry sauce -page 32" written on ffep plus a few other pages with written recipes pages that were meant for your recipes! Rips /folds - several chipped pages [apx 34 leaves] - mostly towards the front of the book - no text missing! Several rips [apx 30] as well - no folds that I saw.
A good solid book considering its age and size! A NICE ONE FOR YOUR KITCHEN! -APX 400 PAGES OF RECIPES! Please Add me to your Favorites list.
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This book is very old and. May have accumulated bad smells along the way [musty basement/ mildew/ smoke].
Dryer sheets in them for a few months makes a world of difference! My nose doesn't work like it use to. So the old book smell doesn't bother me. As far as I can tell -this book does not smell bad.The item "RAREVICTORIAN COOKBOOK ETIQUETTE PERFUME BEAUTY RECIPES NURSERY LAUNDRY LARGE" is in sale since Saturday, April 11, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Periods & Styles\Victorian". The seller is "craminn" and is located in Sherwood, Oregon. This item can be shipped to United States.