Eliza Acton ‘The English Bread Book For Domestic Use’



Eliza Acton ‘The English Bread Book For Domestic Use’.   vi, 204pp and 24 pages of adverts at rear. Bound in original brown cloth with gilt design of wheat sheafs and text on cover. Slight scattering of foxing through out, cover has slight wear, otherwise a very clean tight copy. Elizabeth David says that Acton ” was the first English writer to go into the minutest detail in her recipes and who first used the concise and uniform system of setting them out which was later adapted by Mrs Beeton.Actons suggests other ingredients such as potato and parsnips to make bread with!

Item details

Publisher: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts
Date: 1857
Book ID: 011769

Out of stock