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The Country Life cookery book : with a few hints and reminders about the kitchen garden / wood engravings by Eric Ravilious

Ambrose Heath

RA Collection: Book

Record number




1st edition


London: Country Life Limited, 1937

Physical Description

253 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

General Note

“A number of recipes in this book have already appeared in the Morning Post, the Manchester Guardian, and the News Chronicle. The author is indebted to the editors of these papers for permission to reprint the necessary extracts.

The chapter “Herbs in the Kitchen” is reprinted from the Ministry of Agriculture Bulletin on Herbs (No. 76), by kind permission of the Controller of H.M. Stationary Office.” -- Acknowledgment [p.7]
12 wood-engravings, one for each month, and a title-page vignette, by Eric Ravilious


Author’s introduction -- January -- February -- March -- April -- May -- June -- July -- August -- September -- October -- November -- December -- A few river fish -- Herbs in the kitchen -- A calendar of home-grown vegetables -- The vegetable year -- Index

Binding Note

Mauve cloth covers, lettered in white on cover and spine. Pictorial dust-jacket.


Illustrated books
Cookery books
Wood engravings


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