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NPWHF1225 - Mrs Beeton's Cookery Book

The book measures 14 cm wide by 21.5 cm in length and 9.4 cm in depth.  The covers are beige linen with burgandy spine that overlaps the covers by 2.3 cm.  The spine has a design and in gold font is "MRS BEETON'S - HOUSEHOLD - MANAGEMENT" in a border.  At the bottom, again in gold font, is "WARD LOCK 7 CO".  The right flyleaf has written in pencil in the top right corner "sac" and "$60".  The first few pages are torn especially at the edges.  There are 1680 pages, including the indices.  Some pages are stained.  One page is taped.  The book is not dated.  "Printed in Great Britain by Butler & Tanner Ltd., Frome and London."  

Object ID: NPWHF1225 - Mrs Beeton's Cookery Book

Object Number: 1225

Materials: paper

Dimension: 14 cm wide by 21.5 cm in length and 9.4 cm in depth

Provenance: SHERRIN, Alex

Maker: Butler & Tanner Ltd.