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The Cook’s Oracle; Containing receipts for plain cookery, on the most economical plan for private families: also the art of composing the most simple and most highly finished brothers, gravies, soups, sauces, store sauces, and flavouring essences: pastry, preserves, puddings, pickles, etc. Containing ... a system of cookery for Catholic families.
The Cook’s Oracle; Containing receipts for plain cookery, on the most economical plan for private families: also the art of composing the most simple and most highly finished brothers, gravies, soups, sauces, store sauces, and flavouring essences: pastry, preserves, puddings, pickles, etc. Containing ... a system of cookery for Catholic families.
The Cook’s Oracle; Containing receipts for plain cookery, on the most economical plan for private families: also the art of composing the most simple and most highly finished brothers, gravies, soups, sauces, store sauces, and flavouring essences: pastry, preserves, puddings, pickles, etc. Containing ... a system of cookery for Catholic families.

The Cook’s Oracle; Containing receipts for plain cookery, on the most economical plan for private families: also the art of composing the most simple and most highly finished brothers, gravies, soups, sauces, store sauces, and flavouring essences: pastry, preserves, puddings, pickles, etc. Containing ... a system of cookery for Catholic families.


In a 19th-century armorial binding stamped with the family arms and crest of General Lambert Loveday. His large armorial bookplate is mounted inside the front cover as well showing the same family crest of a squirrel cracking a nut. Via the University of Toronto Libraries: Lambert Loveday (1760 -1840) was the “second son of Richard Loveday, apothecary of Hammersmith, Middlesex, and Maria Bainbridge, of Leicestershire. His first military commission was the East India Company in 1778. He rose steadily through the ranks, achieving the rank of Lieutenant- General in 1837, and senior officer in the Bengal Army. In 1804 he married Anne Louise D’Esterre who bore him two sons, one of whom was killed on active service in India.”


Description: The Cook’s Oracle; Containing receipts for plain cookery, on the most economical plan for private families: also the art of composing the most simple and most highly finished brothers, gravies, soups, sauces, store sauces, and flavouring essences: pastry, preserves, puddings, pickles, etc. Containing ... a system of cookery for Catholic families.

London: Printed for Cadell and Co., [etc]. 1827. xix, [1], 491 pages, [1, ads]. Third edition. Worn and rubbed nineteenth-century calf; rebacked with original spine, with chipping, laid down; early cloth hinge reinforcement; free endsheets and blanks removed. All text present and complete as called for. A sound and sturdy copy.

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