I have a few of this kind, and PLEASE. To see my son's old books.
A VERY SCARCE VICTORIAN COOKBOOK. To those housewives who consider married life a failure..
This book is affectionately dedicated, with the hope it will make. Our Home Cyclopedia of Cookery & Housekeeping. Pictorial hardcover with gilt "cobwebs". 8.5" by 6.5" w/ 400 pages. Illustrated with a few pictures &.....
Each chapter has a small. Letter picture at its beginning. Beverages, Bread making, Breakfast and Tea Cakes, Cakes, Pies, Clams, Crabs, Cookies, Jumbles and Snaps, Coffee, Confectionery, Creams and Custards, Catsup, Canning Fruit, Carving, Dessert, Doughnuts, Eggs and Omelets, Fish, Shell Fish, Frogs, Fritters, Fresh Fruits, Game, Gems, Griddle Cakes, Grocer's Department, Ices and Ice Cream, Icings, Jams, Jellies, Jumbles, Lobsters, Marketing, Meats, Muffins, Mush, Mushrooms, Memoranda, Pastry, Puddings, Puffs, Poultry, Pickles, Preserves, Rolls, Rusks, Salads, Sandwiches, Snaps, Soups and Sauces, Tea, Time Table, Toast, The Dining room, Vegetables, Waffles, Weights and Measures, Wines, Glossary /. Not sure why they put "housekeeping" in the title - not much in here for them.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 - small bit of wear & dirt. Very good - wee bit of wear to the edge of the spine [front]. Spine ends - good - some wear. Very good for its age. Inner hinges - very good , when you open the book it flips open to the dedication page. Pages - very clean, just a few small spots, bit toned but still very flexible. Writing - none - & there are apx 30 blank pages towards the back that were meant for your recipes - not one page was written in! Rips /folds - 4 small rips that I saw - no folds.
A good solid book - not sure how this one survived so nicely! A NICE ONE FOR YOUR COLLECTION! I have more old cookbooks! Please Add me to your Favorites list.
AND check back now and then to see what's new! Otherwise I can't send you a new invoice. Don't panic, I will get to ASAP. T can take up to 14 days to get back East. All others please contact me.
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 "RARE VICTORIAN COOK BOOK CANNING CAKES PIES CANDY MEAT BREAD FROG FISH PICKLE" is in sale since Thursday, April 2, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Other Antique Furniture". The seller is "craminn" and is located in Sherwood, Oregon.This item can be shipped to United States.