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  • Primitive cookery: or the kitchen garden display'd
  • Subjects: cookery, recipes, economy,

    • 1. Primitive cookery: or the kitchen garden display'd. Containing a collection of receipts for preparing a great variety of cheap, healthful and palatable dishes, without either fish, flesh or fowl; with a bill of fare of seventy dishes that will not cost above two-pence each. etc. 2nd ed. with considerable additions.
      London: printed for J. Williams   1767
      18 cm.   viii, 82 p   1 sh.  
      GB:   LBL*   LeU(B)   MU(JR)  
      US:   ViU  

      1. No copy of this vegetarian work in its original form has been located. As the 2nd ed. 'with considerable additions' is a fairly small book, the 1st ed. was probably a pamphlet or tract.
      2. Scots Mag., vol. 29 (Feb. 1767), pp. 91-2, confirms that the price was 1 sh.

      Oxford, p. 97

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