8vo, pp. xvi, 414, [2, ads]. Original cream cloth boards backed in red cloth, front board blocked in red. Shaken and rubbed, cloth soiled, stitching strained at title-page, advert leaf reinforced with sellotape, index flytitle loose and a few other leaves loosening, fragments of removed label to pastedown. Ownership inscription of Helen Franklyn (1895) to flyleaf, bookseller’s stamp of A. J. Combridge & Co. Bombay to pastedown, several additional recipes in pencil to rear endpapers, one or two other pencil notes.