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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 62

    DIGBY, Kenelm, Sir (1603-65). The Closet ... opened: whereby is discovered several ways for making of Metheglin, Sider, Cherry-Wine, &c. Together with excellent directions for cookery. London: E[llen] C[otes] & A[ndrew] C[larke] for H[enry] Brome, 1671. Engraved portrait frontispiece (E3 torn with loss of a letter, lightly soiled). Second edition. Wing D1428; cf. Oxford p.34. [Bound with the same author's:] Choice and Experimented Receipts in Physick and Chirurgey, as also cordial and distilled waters and spirits, perfumes, and other curiosities. London: by Andrew Clarke, for Henry Brome, 1675. (Lacks final vertical half title: Digbys receipts, 2 closed tears on I2, lightly soiled). Second edition. Wing D1425.

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    DIGBY, Kenelm, Sir (1603-65). The Closet ... opened: whereby is discovered several ways for making of Metheglin, Sider, Cherry-Wine, &c. Together with excellent directions for cookery. London: E[llen] C[otes] & A[ndrew] C[larke] for H[enry] Brome, 1671. Engraved portrait frontispiece (E3 torn with loss of a letter, lightly soiled). Second edition. Wing D1428; cf. Oxford p.34. [Bound with the same author's:] Choice and Experimented Receipts in Physick and Chirurgey, as also cordial and distilled waters and spirits, perfumes, and other curiosities. London: by Andrew Clarke, for Henry Brome, 1675. (Lacks final vertical half title: Digbys receipts, 2 closed tears on I2, lightly soiled). Second edition. Wing D1425.
    2 works in one volume, 8° (143 x 93mm). Contemporary calf (extremities quite rubbed, a couple of small wormholes in front cover).


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