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COOKERY -- MACDONALD, Duncan. The New London Family Cook: or, Town and Country Housekeeper's Guide. [London]: Albion Press, [c.1810]. 8°. Engraved portrait and 15 plates (some spotting and soiling). Contemporary tree calf, gilt urns in panels of flat spine (rubbed). This edition not in Vicaire.
FARLEY, John. The London Art of Cookery, and Housekeeper's Complete Assistant. London: for Scatchard [and others], 1804. 8°. Engraved portrait and 12 woodcut plates (title and portrait waterstained). Contemporary sheep (rebacked with original spine preserved, rather rubbed). Vicaire 355 (describing the 1790 edition). (2)
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