The UNIVERSAL COOK And City and Country Housekeeper

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Collingwood, Francis & Woollams, John. Containing All The Various Branches Of Cookery:. London: Printed For Scatcherd and Letterman, Ave-Maria-Lane, 1806. Fourth Edition. [14] 383 [1] pages, 13 plates [bills of fare] plus frontispiece. (Title Conclusion): The Different Methods of Dressing Butchers Meat, Poultry, Game, and Fish; And of Preparing Gravies, Cullices, Soups, and Broths; To Dress Roots and Vegetables, And to Prepare Little elegant Dishes for Suppers or light Repasts: To Make All Sorts of Pies, Puddings, Pancakes, and Fritters, Cakes, Puffs, and Bicuits; Cheesecakes, Tarts and Custards; Creams and James; Blanc Mange, Flummery, Elegant Ornaments; Jellies and Syllabubs. The Various Articles of Hams, Tongues, Bacon, &c. Directions For Trussing Poultry. The Making and Management of Made Wines, Cordial Waters, and Malt Liquors. Together with Directions for Baking Bread; the Management of Poultry and the Dairy; Cookery for the Sick; Useful Directions for Servants; A Catalogue of the various Articles in Season in the different Months of the Year; Directions for Carving and Marketing; And a Variety of Useful and Interesting Tables. The Whole Embellished with the Heads of The Authors, Bills of Fare for Every Month in the Year, and Proper Subjects for the Improvement of the Art of Carving. Now that is a mouthfull! These gentlemen, Mr. Collingworth & Mr. Woolllams, who furnished their portraits as the frontispiece to this book, fashioned this cookbook as a step above the various other cookbooks being published at the time. Pages 334 and 335 have been expertly repaired, not affecting text. Light foxing throughout. [BITTING 95]. Tan calf, tooled in gilt, raised bands, red morocco spine label in gilt. Very good. Hardcover.