HENDERSON, W. A.
Title The Housekeeper's Instructor; or, Universal Family-Cook; Being a Full and Clear Display of the Art of Cookery in all its Branches; Containing Proper Directions for Dressing all Kinds of Meats, Poultry, Game, Fish, &c. The Method of Preparing all the Varieties of Soups, Hashes....The Whole Art of Confectionary, Pickling, Preserving, &c. The Making and Keeping in Perfection British Wines; and Proper Rules for Brewing Malt Liquor for large or small Families. To which is added The Complete Art of Carving. Illustrated with Engravings, Explaining by proper References, the Manner in which Young Practitioners may acquit themselves at Table with Elegance and Ease. Also Bills of Fare....Manner of decorating a Table...Culinary Poisons and Management of Kitchen and Fruit Garden. The Seventeenth Edition. Corrected, Revised and Considerably Improved.....by Jacob Christopher Schnebbelie.
Publisher Thomas Kelly. London. N.d. (c.1820)
Seller ID 32732
17th edition. 464pp. incl. index. Portrait frontis displaying Schnebbelie in an oval placed above an engraving of "The Albany" where he worked. Extra engraved title-page displaying game, fruits, wine keg, vegetables, beehive, etc. 11 plates. Bound in full contemporary tree-calf, sympathetically rebacked in brown textured calf gilt, edges very sl. worn. Pages browned and some occ. foxing o/w a very clean and sound copy of this comprehensive work.
FOOD and DRINK 19th Century antiquarian