The Frugal Housewife: or, Complete Woman Cook. Wherein the Art of Dressing all Sorts of Viands, with Cleanliness, Decency and Elegance is Explained in Five Hundred Receipts.
Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher: James Carey
Date Published: 1796
Description: 3 engraved illustrations. 132pp., small 8vo, period leather backed marbled boards; corners worn; typical browning to text, archival repair to 2 horizontal tears. 18th century ownership signatures. Philadelphia James Carey, 1796. Fourth American edition.
Comments: Included are recipes for making domestic wines, various bills of fare, and a proper arrangement of dinners, two courses, for every month of the year. Evans 30168; Lowenstein 15; Wheaton & Kelly 1091.Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Book ID: 234499