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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17

Weybridge May 1810

Domestic Cookery No 8000
Printing
by
Hamilton
} 17 Sheets No 8000 @ £10.6 - 6 175 - 10 - 6
Extra for 2 sheets Brevier Index & 2 - 12 - 0
Labels 4 - 4 - 0
182 - 6 - 6
Paper
by
Longman
} 272 Reams Copy — @ 38/ 516 - 16 - 0
Plates Engraving 10 Plates — Rolfe 30/ 15 - . - -
Paper for Do 14 Rms — 50/ 35 - - -
Working 8000 @ £5 40 .
90 - - - -
Advertising & Incidents 100 17 . 6
8000 @ 2/2 ¾. £ 890 . .
8000 @ 4/10 = 1933 - 6 - 8
Exps (3683) — 890 - . .
1043 . 6 . 8
Deduct 4000 10d 166 - 13 - 4
876 . 13 . 4

876
631
50