|About the Book|
A New System of Domestic Cookery by Mrs Rundell appeared first in 1806 and was frequently reprinted throughout the nineteenth century. Its full title is New System of Domestic Cookery: Founded up Principles of Economy- and Adapted to the Use of Private Families.The first edition of 1806 was a short collection of recipes published by John Murray. It went through dozens of editions, both legitimate and pirated, in both Britain and the United States, where the first edition was published in 1807. The frontispiece typically credited the authorship to A Lady. The book gradually grew in length, with new recipes added by Mrs Rundell and later, Emma Roberts. The final edition was in 1893.