Estimated publishing costs for Maria Rundell's 'Domestic Cookery'

John Murray's Estimate Book meticulously recorded the projected costs of publishing Rundell's 'Domestic Cookery'. All costs were detailed as new editions were revised and extended which included an increasing number of illustrations.

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Copyright National Library of Scotland

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Weybridge Jany. 1810

Domestic Cookery No 5,000
Printing
by
Hamilton
} To printing 17 Sheets long Pr 12mo No 5000
with fine Ink — @ 7.3.6 —
121 - 19 - 6
Extra Number of 10 Sheets / to complete
former edits ) 250 Shts @ 5s/
} 2 - 10 . .
Extra for 2 Sheets Brevier 2 - 12 - .
Labels for 5000 . 2 - 2 -
Paper for Labels 6 -
129 - 9 - 6
Paper
Longman & Co
} 171 Rms, Sht & half foolscap @ 33/6 286 - 8 - 6
Plates Engraving 10 Plates @ 30/ R 15
Paper for D0 9 Reams @ 47/ - — Hood. 21 - 3 - 0
Working 5000 Plate @ 10s . 25 -
61 . 3 . 0
Advertising & Incidents 100
5000 = ⅔ ¾ = 577 . 1 - .
5000 @ 4/10 = 1208 - 6 - 8
577 - 1 -
631 . 5 . 8