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A Good Housekeeping Compendium

£29.99

Product description

The Waverley Book Company Limited. 1956 reprint of the 1955 Revised Edition of a 1952 publication. Hardcover. No DJ. Black faux leather cover with gilt lettering and design on spine and embossed logo of the Waverly Book Company on front cover (see photos). Book Condition: Used - Good. Minor shelfwear to edges and corners. Binding slightly loose. Internally clean. No annotations or inscriptions. Page edges are a little tanned with some foxing creeping into some pages. Text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Contains nearly 2000 photographs (of which 64 pages are in colour), more than 1500 recipes, all tested by The Good Housekeeping Institute, and a comprehensive Index ensuring easy reference to any recipe. The book is divided into 3 main sections: Part 1 - Good Housekeeping's Menus; Part 2 - Picture Recipe Book; Part 3 - The Book of Entertaining. Endpapers are colour photos of the 8 steps in making a rich cake. An excellent three-in-one compendium of works from the well-known Good Housekeeping stable.

Item details

Author(s):
Compiled by The Good Housekeeping Institute
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
4to
Edition:
Reprint
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
640
Publisher:
The Waverley Book Company Limited
Title:
A Good Housekeeping Compendium

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The Waverley Book Company Limited. 1956 reprint of the 1955 Revised Edition of a 1952 publication. Hardcover. No DJ. Black faux leather cover with gilt lettering and design on spine and embossed logo of the Waverly Book Company on front cover (see photos). Book Condition: Used - Good. Minor shelfwear to edges and corners. Binding slightly loose. Internally clean. No annotations or inscriptions. Page edges are a little tanned with some foxing creeping into some pages. Text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Contains nearly 2000 photographs (of which 64 pages are in colour), more than 1500 recipes, all tested by The Good Housekeeping Institute, and a comprehensive Index ensuring easy reference to any recipe. The book is divided into 3 main sections: Part 1 - Good Housekeeping's Menus; Part 2 - Picture Recipe Book; Part 3 - The Book of Entertaining. Endpapers are colour photos of the 8 steps in making a rich cake. An excellent three-in-one compendium of works from the well-known Good Housekeeping stable.

Author(s):
Compiled by The Good Housekeeping Institute
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
4to
Edition:
Reprint
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
640
Publisher:
The Waverley Book Company Limited
Title:
A Good Housekeeping Compendium

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