This month's special:


Published by T. Longman, B. Law, J. Johnson, et. Al., 1796.

This antique hardcover cookbook is bound in full leather, trimmed in gilt, with patterned edges. No cover or spine letters. Half-title page notes a price of six shillings bound; title page notes that the book "far excels any thing of the kind yet published ... in which are included one hundred and fifty new and useful receipts, not inserted in any former edition." Also included are "the order of a Bill of Fare for each Month; the Dishes arranged on the Table in the most fashionable Style." Some cover wear; inner pages browned, but clean, with very little foxing. A great example of one of the first widely-available cookbooks. 418 pages; approx. 5"x8".

Price: $599.00 US Now only $529.00

-Buy it-

1 comment:

Charles Pearson said...

I am astonished you have not drawn any comments re. your Blog entry on ABE's commission charge on shipping. I am an amateur seller, previously limiting myself to eBay. I recently considered setting up my inventory on ABE but decided against doing so when I read the commission structure. The 8% application to shipping is the variable that made me decide against using ABE. It is a RIDICULOUS charge. Everything around me is increasing in price. However, he biggest problem with that is I am not experiencing any corresponding increase in income. The slippery slope is rapidly becoming vertical.