Mason, Charlotte ~ The Ladies’ Assistant for Regulating and Supplying the Table; being a Complete System of Cookery, &c. containing the most Select Bills of Fare … and several Deserts … likewise Directions for Brewing, Making English Wines, Raspberry, Orange, and Lemon-Brandies, &c. also remarks on Kitchen-Poisons, and necessary Cautions thereon
London: Printed for J. Walter, 1787
Sixth Edition, enlarged, corrected, and improved to the present time, London: J. Walter, 1787. Contemporary full, calf, morocco title label to spine with gilt lettering, joints slightly cracked at head & foot, worn at head & foot of spine and to board corners. Half-title present, closed tear (approx. 5cm) to leaf A10, closed tears to lower margins of index leaves 2I8, 2K1-2K3 , scattered spotting throughout, 8vo.Collation: , 484pp, index, advertisement leafMason: cf. Cagle 863 (first edition with this title, 1786; the work was first published in 1773 as The lady’s assistant for regulating and supplying her table).
EDITION: later edition
BINDING : Hardback
BOOK CONDITION: Very Good
JACKET: No Jacket
INVENTORY NUMBER: 109139