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Indian Cookery, General for Young Housekeepers

By: An Anglo-Indian (The Late Mrs J. Bartley)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Bombay, Thacker & Co. Ltd: 1947

Edition: Eighth Edition (revised)

Seller ID: 10391

Condition: Good

Rebound (not recently) in blue cloth with original illustrated wrap laid onto front board. Boards are faded and showing edgewear with small splits to head and base of spine. Internally clean and secure This scarce title distinguished itself from others of the era by providing Indian recipes for Indian Mistresses, rather than English dishes for the cooks of English expats. Among the equipment deemed essential for the kitchen is "A smooth black stone for the daily grin... View more info

Young Housewife's Companion A collection of some favourite Malayan recipes.

By: Samuel, Lucy R.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Singapore, Straits Times: 1957

Seller ID: 10392

Condition: Fair-good

Wraps rubbed and showing edgewear. Several small pieces missing on spine.Light foxing scattered throughout. "Tested and popular dishes of the Tamils in Ceylon and also a few national dishes which may be appreciated." Scarce 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