[ca. 186570] · London
Of beneficial advantage, not only to Confectioners, but also to Ladies, Housekeepers, &c.": recipes for everyday baked goods (including some savory items) for the middle-class household, along with various fruit jellies, flavored creams, marmalades, blanc-manges, trifles, sugar candies, and fruit wines. Our estimated date of publication is based on the binding style and on other Nicholson items giving this Ivy Lane address.
This conveniently pocket-sized cookbook is now uncommon, with WorldCat locating only one U.S. institution reporting a copy (University of Pennsylvania) along with a scant handful of U.K. institutions.
Provenance: Front free endpaper with early pencilled gift inscription to Miss M. Robertson of Loch Croft.
Not in Bitting; not in Cagle. Publisher's plain paper-covered boards, front cover and spine with title (abbreviated on spine) stamped in black; covers dust-soiled, spine and extremities rubbed, front and back joint starting from foot but holding, with hinges (inside) slightly tender. Pages age-toned; one corner dog-eared. => Pleasant for reading, sound for use. (Inventory #: 40528)