A private collection of antiquarian books on cookery and household management: 95 single-item lots of mainly 18th and 19th century editions. Highlights include the first edition of Robert Smith’s Court Cookery (1723), a signed copy of Elizabeth Raffald’s The Experienced English Housekeeper (1773, third edition), Markham's A Way to get Wealth (1683), Mary Cole’s The Lady's Complete Guide (1791, third edition), and Williamson’s The Colonial Baker (a rare 1900 regional imprint from Yass in NSW, with an unrecorded supplement).
This is a timed online-only auction, and bidding is now open. Lots will progressively close from 3pm ACDT on 31 March 2019.
- If a lot receives a bid within the last 10 minutes, it will remain open for an additional 10 minutes.
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