A signed 1769 first edition copy of Elizabeth Raffald’s classic cook book, The Experienced English House-Keeper. Printed on laid paper, and bound in the original full leather hardcover binding. Two engraved illustrations of table setting layouts are laid in at the front. Signed in ink by the author to the “Chapter I” page.
|Title and Author/Editor:||The Experienced English House-Keeper, Elizabeth Raffald|
|Genre:||Home and Garden|
|Place of Publication:||London|
|Edition Statement:||First Edition|
|Signed by:||Elizabeth Raffald (author)|
|Additional Notes:||- two folding engraved illustrations of table settings are laid in at the front of the volume. The signature has not been professionally authenticated, however it is a stated signed copy (see bottom of title page) and the signature is in the correct place, on either side of the heading “Chap. I”.|
- cracked hinges; bumped corners and moderate wear to cover; paper discoloration and scattered foxing to interior.