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- The gentleman's companion: or, tradesman's delight
The gentleman's companion: or, tradesman's delight . . . to which is added the method of curing and preserving all sorts of wines . . . also some excellent receipts in cookery, physick, and surgery. etc.
London: printed for J. Stone 1735
16 cm. 259 p. 2 sh. 6d.
US: KMK MH-BA
1. This entry is based on Rudolph, pp. 25-6. Apart from Oxford, pp. 65-6 (which gives slightly different wording for the title-page; e.g. '. . . English wines . . .' for '. . . all sorts of wines . . .'), the only known reference to a copy that is (or was) in the British Isles is given in BABCat., No. BA/20, p. 93.
2. Gents.Mag., vol. 6 (Aug. 1736), p. 491, confirms that the price was 2 sh. 6 d.
Bitting, p. 556; Oxford, pp. 65-6
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