The HOUSEKEEPER'S ASSISTANT, Composed Upon Temperance Principles, with Instruction in the Art of Making Plain and Fancy Cakes, Puddings, Pastry, Confectionary, Ice Creams, Jellies, Blanc Mange, Also for the Cooking of All the Various Kinds of Meats and Vegetables; with a Variety of Useful Information and Receipts Never Before Published. 'By an Old Housekeeper', Ann H. pseudoynm for Allen.

The HOUSEKEEPER'S ASSISTANT, Composed Upon Temperance Principles, with Instruction in the Art of Making Plain and Fancy Cakes, Puddings, Pastry, Confectionary, Ice Creams, Jellies, Blanc Mange, Also for the Cooking of All the Various Kinds of Meats and Vegetables; with a Variety of Useful Information and Receipts Never Before Published.

Boston: James Munroe and Company, 1845. 1st edition (American Imprints 45-136; Axeford, p. 213; Lowenstein 358; Wheaton & Kelly 83). Not found in Amerine & Borg, Bitting, nor Cagle. OCLC records 11 holding institutions. Uncommon in the trade. 142, v, [1] pp. Index at rear; eratta last page. 12mo. 7-3/8" x 4-5/8". Flexible brown cloth covers with title gilt stamped to front cover. An imperfect copy, lacking the first leaf of the 3rd gathering [pp. 25/26]. Spine cloth renewed. Prior owner signature; pencil annotations to eps. Occasional cooking stains throughtout. With a nod to the lacking leaf, and all else, an About VG copy. Item #37476

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