"The book of household management compromising information for the Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen Maid, Butler, Footman, Coachman, Valet, Parlour-Maid, Housemaid, Lady's-Maid, General Servant, Laundry-Maid, Nurse and Nurse-Maid, Monthly Wet and Sick-Nurse, Governess. Also sanitary medical and legal momoranda. With a history of the origin, properties and uses of all things connected with home life and comfort. By Mrs. Isabella Beeton.
Entirely new edition, revised, corrected and greatly enlarged. Containing new coloured plates and numerous full page and other engravings. Several hundreds of new recipes for English, French, German, Italian, American, Australian and Indian cookery. New menus for breakfasts, luncheons, dinners, teas and suppers. With much valuable information upon household and domestic matters."
Good used copy published by Ward, Lock and Bowden, Limited in 1895. Hardback edition with green leather cover, red spine and gilt title. Slight wear and tear to spine with slit in cover, but all pages are intact and in good condition with only slight discolouration to the edges. This copy contains multiple beautifully coloured plates and numerous other black and white engravings. Also includes vintage advertisements, related to household management inside front and back covers.
Dimensions - W 5.32 x L 7.9" x D 3"