Edited by her great-grandson, the late Bartle Grant with a portrait ands decorations by Duncan Grant. Written 1756-1770 and never before printed.
Author: London, The Nonesuch Press, 1924
First edition. One of 850 numbered copies, this copy marked “out of series Ray’s copy”. 'Elizabeth Raper tells in this book not only how she cooked in a remarkably varied, rich, delicate and largely lost fashion, but also how she philandered, learned Euclid and papered the stairs.'
8vo., original blue buckram lettered in gilt on spine. Spine a little faded, some occasional spots, otherwise a very good copy (without dust wrapper)