London, South Kensington
25 October 2007
COOKERY -- [PLATT, Sir Hugh (1552?-1608)]. Delights for Ladies, to adorn their Persons, Tables, Closets and Distillatories. London: W. Dugard, 1656. (Lacks the final blank, short tear in B9 & 10). Wing D2383 (locating only Glasgow University and NYPL. [Bound after:] A Closet for Ladies and Gentlewomen, or the Art of preserving, conserving, and candying. London: by R.H., 1656. (Lacking initial blank). Wing C4731 (locating only BL and NYPL). 2 works in one volume, 12° (rather browned and soiled). Contemporary calf (rebacked, corners worn).
Late, but rare, editions of these little manuals, the first of which was last printed in 1948.
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