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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1850
Decr. 11
} Modern Domestic Cookery
Post 8vo. (704 pp ) 5000 No
Clowes Printing 22 Sheets @ 7 10 0 165 - 0 - 0
Corrections &c 63 - 0 - 0
Pressing — 16 - 10 - 0
Setting up in Slips 133 - 3 - 0 377 13
Spalding 220 Reams dble post @ 19/- 209
Burke 157-10-0 — Milton £80-0-0 Editing — 237 10
Martin 42.2.0 — Clarke 11-0-0 — Burke 7-10-0 . Scharf 3.0.0 Woodcuts 63 12
do Kitchen — 12
Milton Making Index 10
Advertising 75 5
6/- 4/6 4/2 Boarding 5000 Cops. @ 176
5000 — 13/12 @ 3/10 884 1161
884
277
New Edition — 3000 No
Clowes Composg. 14 Shts @ 5 5 0 73 - 10 - 0 3. 17.10
Workg. 84 Reams @ 12/- 50 - 8 - 0
Casting 14 Shts @ 3 - 3 - 0 44 - 2 - 0
Corrections & Extras 23 - 15 - 6
191 15 6
/- 3/10 3/7 84 Reams dble post @ 29/- 121 16 -
000 13/12 @ ¾ 461 Altering Woodcuts &c 20 - -
Editing 42
3000 — costs £300 Advertising 50 4 6
Boarding 3000 Cops. @ 9d. 112 10 -
538 6 -