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COLLECTION    [see KETTILBY, Mary.]


  • A collection of one hundred and thirty-seven approved receipts
  • Subjects: pastry, cookery, cosmetics, household management,

    • 1. A collection of one hundred and thirty-seven approved receipts, in pastry and cookery . . . to which are added directions for making the best cosmetics, washing gauzes, muslins, etc. and painting of rooms, staircases.
      Aberdeen: printed for Alexander Thomson   1774
      13 cm.   iii, 52 p.  
      GB:   LBL   LeU(B)*  

      1. The British Library copy has been lost or mislaid.

      Oxford, p. 107

  • A collection of ordinances and regulations for the government
  • Subjects: cookery, household management, royalty,

    • 1. A collection of ordinances and regulations for the government of the Royal Household made in divers reigns. From King Edward III to King William and Queen Mary. Also receipts in ancient cookery.
      London: printed for The Society of Antiquaries   by John Nichols   1790
      21 cm.   xxii, 476 p.  
      GB:   LeU(B)*   MCL   MPL  
      US:   KMK   MiD   NYPL  

      1. The Society had previously published, in 1787, the account of the Comptroller of the Ward- robe, of the 28th year of King Edward I. Being in Latin, this work is not here listed; but it includes a 64-page introduction in English by John Topham, Esq., and an 11-page glossary by R. G., which contain interesting material on food as well as other household matters.

      Bitting, p. 532; Oxford, p. 119

  • A collection of the most approved receipts for pastry
  • Subjects: pastry, preserving, marmalades, jellies,

    • 1. A collection of the most approved receipts for pastry viz. bread pastes baken meat seed-cake plumb-cake sugar biscuits preserves marmalades jellies confections.
      Aberdeen: printed for Francis Douglas   1750
      16 cm.   56 p.  
      GB:   AUL   ENLS*  

      --2nd ed. Aberdeen: printed for F. Douglas, 1766. --: NNNAM
      1. The authorship of the 1750 work has been attributed to Francis Douglas.
      2. The ENLS copy is incomplete, and the AUL copy is wanting a title-page.


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