By: Heaton, Nell, illustrated by W. A Burton & A. R. Harrison
Murray's Book Sales (Cresta Books): 1958?
Edition: Reprint of Faber edition
Seller ID: 1167
Binding: Hard covers, no dust jacket
Good tight copy, gilt letters on front cover and spine, no inscriptions, cover darkened at edges, text pages browned at edges (not affecting colour plates). Primarily a recipe book but with some reference material (such as 'how to fold napkins') at end. Contains some hang-overs from wartime, such as 'economical batter' (p. 175) made from flour and either dried egg or custard powder! Eight attractive full-page colour plates showing serving suggestions and a rural fantasy (by A.R. Harrison), and some text figures, mainly showing techniques (by W.A. Burton). (14), 448 pp., comprehensive index. View More...