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Soyer's Standard Cookery A Complete Guide to the Art of Cooking Dainty, Varied, and Economical Dishes for the Household

By: Soyer,Alexis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Andrew Melrose: 1912

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 3024

Condition: 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 aristocr... View more info

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Sweet Dishes A little treatise on confectionery and entremets sucres.

By: Wyvern ( Colonel A.R.Kenney-Herbert)

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Madras, Higginbotham & Co.: 1884

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: 10367

Condition: Good


Original green boards with gilt tile on spine and front. Decoratve endpapers. pp.242. Boards are lightly soiled and showing edgewear to extremities. Internally there is some light foxing to early pages, but otheriwse a clean and tight copy. The Colonel's style is authoritative - and addictive. His asides, which provide splendid glimpses of life under the British Raj, are as interesting as his recipes, which range from hors d'oevres and savoury toasts to curries, galantin... View more info