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HOWARD, HENRY flourished 1703-1729
- The British cook's companion
The British cook's companion: being a collection of four hundred of the newest and best receipts. 5th ed.
London: printed for R. Knaplock 1729
16 cm. 224 p. pls. 2 sh. 6 d.
1. This entry is based on Stark, p. 13, who implies that the 5th ed. work is an edition of the following entry: see HOWARD, Henry, England's newest way in . . . cookery. The author described himself as 'Henry Howard, Free-Cook of London, and late Cook of his Grace the Duke of Ormond, and since to the Earl of Salisbury, and Earl of Winchelsea.'
2. Mon.Cat./2 (vol. 2), pp. 95-6 (Aug. 1729), confirms that the price was 2 sh. 6 d.
- Eng1and's newest way in all sorts of cookery, pastry, and all pickles
Eng1and's newest way in all sorts of cookery, pastry, and all pickles that are fit to be used. etc.
London: printed for Chr[istopher] Coningsby Sold by Chr[istopher] Coningsby 1703
US: DCLC NYPL
--2nd ed. with additions and amendments. London: printed for Chr. Coningsby, 1708. CUL; NYPL
--3rd ed. with additions. London: printed for Chr. Coningsby, 1710. ENLS; LBL; LeU(B)
--4th ed. with additions. London: printed for Chr. Coningsby, 1717. LeU(B): KMK; NYPL
--5th ed. London: printed for J. Knapton, 1726. LBL: MB; MCR; NIC
1. This entry for the 1703 ed. is based on Bitting, p. 235.
2. For the 2nd ed. the 'additions' include 'receipts of beautifying waters, and other curiosities'.
3. For the 4th ed., see Stark, p. 13.
Bitting, p. 235; Oxford, p. 51
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