Title: Cooks And Confectioners Dictionary 1726 : ...
Publisher: London: Lawrence Rivington.
Publication Date: 1980
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: Limited Edition # 2/200
Approximately 600 printed pages. Limited to 200 Copies. Clean copy. No ownership names. Near Fine. Facsimilie Edition of 3rd edition with additions, London, Charles Rivington, 1726. 13.5 X 20.5 cm. Full publisher's maroon morocco with gilt lettering and gilt emblem of publisher, Lawrence Rivington, to spine and gilt edging to top. Limited Numbered Edition number two out of two hundred. Printed by the Scolar Press. Fascinating Receipts from 1650 - 1715, Collected by John Nott and formed into his Dictionary. A - Z Format. Elizabeth David's Introduction and Glossary occupy the first 37 Pages, followed by the Frontis Illustration and Red & Black Title page and 4 Preliminary pages. Next the Main Text of the Dictionary in A - Z Format, followed by Bills of Fare for each Month, and finally instructions for Carving and Setting Out and the Index. This appears to be the only title ever published by Lawrence Rivington. There may be fewer than 18 copies of this title known that were bound in full leather; one other copy is in the Guildhall Library, a part of the Elizabeth David Collection, having belonged to her. This Deluxe binding is very scarce/rare as the vast preponderance of the other two hundred copies were bound in red cloth. Seller Inventory # 5193