Puddings.

Leyel (Mrs. C.F. [i.e. Hilda W.W.])

Puddings.

Baked, Boiled, Fried, Steamed, and Iced [The Lure of Cookery series.]

Description: FIRST EDITION, some light foxing, pp. vii, 85, foolscap 8vo, original green boards, the backstrip and upper board lettered in blue, the latter with a border stamped in same, some very light handling, the edges and endpapers lightly spotted, the dustjacket by Kathleen Hale in excellent shape, the head of backstrip panel a little chipped, corners likewise, with a handful of faint spots overall, very good

Publication Details: George Routledge, n.d. [but 1927]

Notes: Hilda Leyel was a cookery author and herbalist, responsible in large part for reviving in the twentieth-century the tradition of which Culpeper was the apogee. In the year of this book, her star was on the rise - she had founded the Society of Herbalists and opened her shop, Culpeper House, in Baker Street. Although it is in the field of herbalism that her legacy largely resides, as a cookery writer she was an acknowledged influence on Elizabeth David, among others, and the present book is a good example of her style - unfussy and unreserved, with an equal knowledge of traditions and the cont...more

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Price: £400

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1927]

Stock Number: 68512

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