Tue, 9th Nov 2021 10:00

Fine Books & Works on Paper

  Lot 523


Lamb (Patrick)

Royal Cookery; or, the Complete Court-cook. Containing the choicest receipts in all the particular branches of cookery, now in use in the Queen's palaces,

first edition, half-title, 34 (of 35) engraved plates of table settings, lacking the Coronation plate, some folding or double-page, 4pp. advertisements at end, a few plates creased or slightly frayed or a little closely trimmed, contemporary panelled calf, red leather lettering label, rebacked, rubbed, Printed for Abel Roper, and sold by John Morphew, near Stationers-Hall, 1710 *** The present copy, with 35 plates, conforms with the printed Contents of the Tables list. § La Chapelle (Vincent) The Modern Cook, first edition, Vol.III only (of 3), contemporary mottled calf, gilt, worn, red leather lettering label, contemporary gift presentation to title-page from a Mr. John Prince to a Wm. Gunter (?), 1799, with the bookplate of the former, early ownership signature to free end-paper, Printed for the Author, Sold by Nicolas Prevost, at the Ship over-against Southampton-street in the Strand, 1733, 8vo. (2)

Sold for £812

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