The COOK’S GUIDE

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Francatelli, Charles Elme. And Housekeeper’s & Butler’s Assistant. London: Richard Bentley, 1865. [iii-x], 524, [12 illustrated adverts]. 18 x 12 cm. (title conclusion): A practical treatise on English and Foreign Cookery in all its branches; containing plain instructions for pickling and preserving vegetables, fruits, game &c., The Curing of Hams and Bacon; The Art of Confectionary and Ice-Making, and the Arrangement of Desserts. With valuable directions for the preparation of proper diet for invalids; Also for a variety of Wine-cups and Epicurean Salads American drinks, and summer beverages. Francatelli trained with celebrated chef Careme, and chief cook to her Majesty, Victoria, Queen of England. Illustrated throughout. Light foxing. Rebound Half bound, calf and marble boards, raised bands, gilt-tooled spine, red leather title in gilt. Very good. Hardcover.