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COOKERY. MOXON (Elizabeth). English Housewifery, Exemplified in above four hundred and fifty receipts, giving directions in most parts of cookery... With cuts for the orderly placing the dishes and courses; also bills of fare for every month in the year; and an alphabetical index to the whole... by Elizabeth Moxon. With an appendix, containing upwards of seventy receipts, of the most valuable kind; (many never before printed)... To this edition is now added, and introduction, giving an account of the times when river fish are in season; and a table, shewing at one view the proper seasons for sea fish.1804

London: Printed for J. Brambles, A. Meggitt, and J. Waters, Fifteenth edition, corrected, 12mo, viii, [2], 10-231, [29]pp., with the 'A Table to shew when Fish are in season' leaf inserted after page 8, engraved frontispiece, with 10 pages for bill of fare and 8 pages with woodcuts showing table settings, some light foxing, cont. calf, rubbed, rebacked with the orig. spine laid-down. Twelfth Edition, corrected, 12mo, viii,5-203,[1],33,[27]pp., the appendix has separate title-page and pagination, and is entitled 'English housewifery improved; or, a supplement to Moxon's cookery. ... The fifth edition, Printed by Thomas Wright, Leeds, 1785', folding table, 6 woodcuts in the text and 2 folding leaves all showing table settings (folding leaves are creased and two torn and repaired on verso), D2 with a closed tear, a little foxed and browned throughout, recent quarter calf, marbled boards, spine blind-tooled. Maclean, p.105; Oxford, p.78.

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