The Complete Cook-bound with The Complete Confectioner, James M. Sanderson & Eleanor Parkinson

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Plain and Practical Directions for Cooking and Housekeeping; with upwards of Seven Hundred Receipts. Philadelphia, 1843 & 1844. Hardcover. First American edition. 196 & 154 pages. 19.5 x 12 cm. First American editions of two English cookbooks, here issued bound as one. The books are most uncommon in the first American edition. The Complete Cook has a few illustrations in the text, primarily dealing with carving. The Complete Cook bound with The Complete Confectioner Plain and Practical Directions for Cooking and Housekeeping. The Complete Confectioner has one page of illustrations; modeling tools. Final 10 pages filled with advertisements. Pages tanned, edges rubbed, otherwise text clean, no markings. [Cagle, 684, 587]. Orig. black boards with paper spine label. Near fine.

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