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SKEAT, J. flourished 1769?-1772
- The art of cookery and pastery [sic] made easy and familiar, in upwards of two hundred different receipts and bills of fare
The art of cookery and pastery [sic] made easy and familiar, in upwards of two hundred different receipts and bills of fare . . . To which is added, a variety of tables for forms of entertainment, and an exact representation of the tables at the Guild-Feasts of Norwich and Lynn.
London: printed for the author and sold by him at his house next door to the Maid's Head, in St. Simon's; and by J. Crouse, at Norwich [c.1769]
24 cm. 6-48 p. pls. 2 sh. 6 d.
GB: ENLS* LBL
--another ed. London: printed for [----], 1772.
1. The author simply called himself a 'Cook'. His work contains some fine folding tables, depicting the number of dishes served for the various removes [or courses] at banquets of the time.
2. The only known reference to the 1772 edition is in Lewer, p. 223.
Oxford, pp. 99-100
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