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The Compleat Housewife

By: Smith, Eliza

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Studio Editions: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: COOK0462

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


[xii], 394 pp. 4 pp illus. Spine bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. A facsimile reprint of the 1758 original, 16th edition. A fascinating look back at domestic life in the 1700's showing the depth of knowledge women were expected to have, from marketing, cooking, brewing, preserving, and medicinal cures. Contains over 800 recipes, and was the first cookbook to be published in America. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info