Good Housekeeping's Menus (1st edition, 1954) - vintage cookery / recipe book
Good Housekeeping's Menus (1st edition, 1954) - vintage cookery / recipe book
Good Housekeeping's Menus (1st edition, 1954) - vintage cookery / recipe book
Good Housekeeping's Menus (1st edition, 1954) - vintage cookery / recipe book
Good Housekeeping's Menus (1st edition, 1954) - vintage cookery / recipe book

Good Housekeeping's Menus (1st edition, 1954) - vintage cookery / recipe book

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1950s hardback cookbook, with menu suggestions for seasons and special occasions - FREE UK P&P
£12.00

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Good Housekeeping's Menus (1st edition, 1954) - vintage cookery / recipe book
 
"Good Housekeeping's Menus. Compiled by The Good Housekeeping Institute" (London, The National Magazine Co. Ltd., 1954, first edition). Hardcover (off-white / cream cloth boards), 160pp plus colour plates, measuring approximately 19 x 25.3 x 1.9cm (7.5 x 9.95 x 0.75in). An illustrated vintage cookery book, comprising "twenty-four menus for each season of the year, with accompanying recipes," menus for Christmas and party occasions, a selection of "more general" tea-time and supper recipes, and advice on choosing wines, laying the table, buying and storing food, and "managing your cooker" (and, towards the end of the volume, full-page advertisements for Pyrex, Oxo Cubes and Nescafe).
 
No dustjacket; the cover is much discoloured and marked with considerable age wear including scratches and scuffs to the surface, edge and corner wear, splitting to the front hinge, and general weakness to the binding, whilst the lower half of the spine is missing; the front cover is somewhat loose, with some creasing / buckling to the inside surface; the pages (and likewise the inside covers and endpapers) are discoloured with foxing and other occasional marks together with age wear including edge and corner wear (including slight creases) and general reading wear. It nevertheless remains complete and fully readable.
 
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Brand Good Housekeeping
Code 5/582
Condition Used