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KITCHINER, William (1775?--1827)
[Apicius redivivus. 1817]
Apicius redivivus; or the cook's oracle: wherein especially the art of composing soups, sauces, and flavouring essences is made so clear and easy, by the quantity of each article being accurately stated by weight and measure, that every one may soon learn to dress a dinner, as well as the most experienced cook; being six hundred receipts, the result of actual experiments instituted in the kitchen of a physician, for the purpose of composing a culinary code for the rational epicure, ...
London: printed for Samuel Bagster, by J. Moyes, 1817.
[444] p., [4] pl. ; 15.6 cm. (12º)

Anonymous. By William Kitchiner. It is only in the Edinburgh edition of 1845 that the author's name is first published. First edition.

Binding C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-ruled spine, red spine-label. One of two copies bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 2s. 8d., 5 December 1829. (Archives 7/10/17. Book binding).

Reference Number 4543


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