Sydney: Angus and Robertson, January 1912. Twelfth edition. Small hardcover (18 x 11.5cm); pp. (30, advertisements, preface to the twefth edition, contents), 214; illustrations; Red cloth covered boards with black lettering, endpapers and lower cover printed with advertisements.
Loosley inserted, a news clipping with more recipes (Lady's Coat on verso), a second cipping with a recipe for pound cake, handwritten recipes for plain sweet pudding, plum pudding, and sultana scones, the business card of W. W. Cummins, Crown Law Offices, Lonsdale St, Melbourne, and a Newsboy's Christmas greeting card from Arthur and Sam Snell.
Minor insect nibbling to the tail of the top board, edges a tad frayed, minor chip (2mm) to fore edge of lower board. Very good. Item #1126
First published in 1895, the Cookery Book of Good and Tried recipts was originally compiled for the Women's Missionary Association Sale and Exhibition in Sydney, September 1893.