The British Housewife

Cookery Books, Cooking and Society in Eighteenth-Century Britain by Gilly Lehmann

Publisher: Prospect Books (UK)

Written in English
Published: Pages: 256 Downloads: 272
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  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • National & regional cuisine,
  • Social history,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • Modern - 18th Century,
  • Cooking / Wine,
  • Cooking,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • History
The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8766468M
ISBN 101903018048
ISBN 109781903018040

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