During 1921-2 (the now) Lady Jekyll wrote unsigned essays for The Times with titles such as 'Tray Food' and 'Sunday Supper'. The Observer Food Magazine commended 'lovely Persephone Books' for reprinting Kitchen Essays, India Knight in The Shops called it 'beautifully written, sparkling, witty and knowing, an absolute delight to read', while the BBC Food Magazine praised 'this exquisitely reprinted period piece'.
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Agnes Jekyll (1860-1937) was the daughter of William Graham, Liberal MP for Glasgow and patron of the Pre-Raphaelites. Agnes's gift for friendship and organizational skills made her an excellent and well-known hostess. She first published Kitchen Essays in The Times in 1922. She lived in a large house in Surrey, England.
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Book Description Collins, London, 1969. Hardback. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Baynes, Pauline (illustrator). Reprint. 272 pages - Recipes reprinted from The Times. Not for the poor of the time, this is a collection of recipes one would advise the cook to prepare! Dustjacket is in protective sleeve Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 26161
Book Description HarperCollins Distribution Servi, 1969. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Includes dust jacket. A slight tan to the page edges. Light foxing to the page edges. The dust jacket is a little tatty and torn. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0007250331
Book Description HarperCollins Distribution Services, 1969. Book Condition: Fair. 1st Edition Thus. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP86066044
Book Description 1969. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Pauline Baynes (illustrator). First Thus. xi, 272 pp. Light edgewear to price-clipped dj. Faint discolouration and a few faint splotches to upper and fore edges of text block. Small bookseller's sticker to front pastedown; prev. owner's tidily inked name to ffep. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with line drawings. "Lady Jekyll's original volume  has been reprinted almost as it stands. The recipes have only been simplified where this would not alter the style of the essay." Includes additional recipes by Lady Freyberg. Bookseller Inventory # 003730