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1 Francatelli,Charles Elme The Cooks' Guide And Housekeeper's & Butler's Assistant: practical treatise on English and foreign cookery in all its branches; containing plain instructions for pickling and preserving vegetables, fruit, game etc; the curing of hams and bacon; the art of confectionery 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.
London Richard Bentley & Son 1903 Sixty-seventh Thousand Original Cloth Good 
top & tail of spine frayed, inner hinges opening, minor foxing to eps, substantial foxing to author's portrait and title page, contents v.good Francatelli, "pupil of the celebrated Careme, seven years chef de cuisine to the Reform Club, and Maitre d'Hotel and chief cook" to Queen Victoria, explains in his preface that he has been prevailed upon to write a book less complicated than his "Modern Cook" (1846) and consequently, more economical. Notable recipes include a Christmas raised pie, fruit jellies of all kinds, and some interesting medicinal drinks. Wonderfully comprehensive with interesting bills of fare for every month of the year at rear. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
2 Soyer,Alexis Soyer's Standard Cookery A Complete Guide to the Art of Cooking Dainty, Varied, and Economical Dishes for the Household
London Andrew Melrose 1912 1st Ed. Original Cloth Good 
Fading to spine, light foxing throughout ( most evident up to page ix) Crack between front pastedown and ep, webbing showing, but secure. Inscription on ffep Nicolas Soyer, late Chef of Brooks's Club, was the grandson of the great Alexis Soyer. He, like his grandfather, was originally destined for the Church, but left it to serve under Papon, the famous confectioner. On coming to London he worked in various large kitchens before a succession of posts as chef in aristocratic households. This extensive work includes some of the recipes from his successful "Paper-Bag Cookery". Interesting sections on how to make colourings and essences, dishes made with cereals, various fruit beverages and sound advice on coffee and chocolate. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
3 Teplitzky, Gretta Anna The Gretta Anna Recipes
Sydney Quando 1986 Twelfth printing Hardcover Very Good 
Gretta Teplitzky's cookery school became a Sydney institution. The book contains over 250 delicious recipes. 
Price: 25.00 AUD

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