by Mrs. Somerville (practical teacher of the art), respectfully dedicated to the ladies of Scotland. containing upwards of one thousand carefully tested recipes, expressed in simple terms, suitable for every-day life. fourth edition. Glasgow, sold by Mrs. Somerville, ca.1870. pp410. 14 engraved plates + frontispiece and engraved title. advert page to rear paste-down (possibly lacking advert leaf).
a bit marked in places, but generally clean. in the original blue cloth binding, rather shabby, but sound.
a lovely piece of cookery victoriana, by Mrs. Somerville, a practical teacher of cookery in Glasgow in the mid-19th century