DODS.   MRS MARGARET     - The very rare first edition.
THE COOK AND HOUSEWIFE'S MANUAL;
CONTAINING THE MOST APPROVED MODERN RECEIPTS FOR MAKING SOUPS, GRAVIES, SAUCES, RAGOUTS, AND MADE-DISHES; AND FOR PIES, PUDDINGS, PASTRY, PICKLES, AND PRESERVES: ALSO FOR BAKING, BREWING, MAKING HOME-MADE WINES, CORDIALS, &C. THE WHOLE ILLUSTRATED NOTES, AND PRACTICAL OBSERVATIONS, ON ALL THE VARIOUS BRANCHES OF DOMESTIC ECONOMY. BY MRS MARGARET DODS, OF THE CLEIKUM INN, ST RONAN'S. ------"Cook, see all your sawces, Be sharp and poynant in the palate, that they may Commend you; look to your roast meats and baked meats handsomely, And what new kickshaws and delicate made things." Beaumaont and Fletcher. EDINBURGH;PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR, AND SOLD BY BELL & BRADFUTE, AND OLIVER & BOYD, EDINBURGH; LONGMAN, REES, ORME, BROWN, AND GREEN, LONDON; ROBERTSON & ATKINSON, GLASGOW; AND JOHN CUMMING, DUBLIN. 1826.
FIRST EDITION: 183X121MM. Grey front paste down and end paper. 2 feps. half-title. [1] Title page. On verso - a stamp of the Mitchel Library Glasgow. 2nd half title - Part 1. [1] (1)8-9 Preface. [1] (1)14-40 Introduction. 41-47 Directions for Carving. 48-62 Scotch National Dishes. 63-75 Bills of Fare. 76-79 Illustrated pages of table settings. [1] 81-82 Suppers. 3rd half title - Part 11. [1] (1)4-352. (1)354-366 Index. 2 feps. Grey back paste down and end paper. Half green morocco with green cloth boards and green morocco tips. Spine sun faded with raised bands with blind tooling. bright gilt lettering laid down, also Mitchel Library, Glasgow code numbers on 2 compartments. The text block is lightly age browned. The half title and last page more age browned and both pages laid down indicating a later binding. Overall a nice copy.
- This first edition is substantially different from later revised editions.

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