A Year s Cookery. Giving Dishes for Breakfast, Luncheon, and Dinner, for Every Day in the Year, with Practical Instructions for their Preparation; and a Special Section on Food for Invalids. - Phyllis Browne 1892 - Cassell &, London - Twenty-Second Thousand A lovely example of this popular work by Phyllis Browne who authored a number of works on dietetics and cookery in the late nineteenth century. Usually found in poor condition.

GIving a fascinating insight into the daily lives of middle class British households, with daily menus provided for each day for a year, together with what to buy in market that day and for the forthcoming recipes, as well as hints in the ‘
Things that must not be Forgotten’ section of each day, such as ‘Preserve any little pieces of steak that may be left; they can be used for the Shepherd’s Pie to-morrow’.
  Provenance: Contemporary owner’s name of Douglas to title page.

Octavo (book size 19x14cm), pp. iv 476 [16 (publisher’s catalogue May 1894)]. In publisher’s burgundy cloth, spine lettered in gilt, green coated endpapers, al edges trimmed.
  Condition: Near fine, light rubbing to cloth, a little foxing to one or two pages.   Ref: 110992   Price: HK$ 900