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Partridge, John   


  • Treasuries of commodious conceites
  • Subjects: housewifery, domestic medicine, household,

    • 1. The treasurie of / commodious conceites, and / hidden secrets. // Commonly called, / The good hus- / wives closet of provision, for / the health of her houshold. // Meete and necessarie for the pro- / fitable sue of all estates. // Gathered out of sundry experiments / lately practised by men of great know- / ledge: And now the fourth tyme / corrected, and inlarged, with / divers necessary and new additions.
      Richard Johnes   1584
      8o A-E8 G3
      GB:   LB  

      Ornamental border on tp. Individual recipes numbered 'cap 1' - 'cap 18' etc.
      A1v Dedication: 'The Printer to all that covet the practise of good huswifery as well wives as maides'. Written as a poem: ends 'Fare-well'.
      A2 Dedication: 'To the worshipfull Master Richard Wistow. gentleman, one of the assistants of the Companie of the Barbors and Surgions.'
      A3v: The author to his book
      Table [F3v-F4v] to numbered recipes.

      BLC c.122.1.40, see also PR 19425.5

    • 2. — [title as 1584]
      Richard Wistow   Printed for Henry Caw / Anno 1586   1586
      8o A-E8 F4
      GB:   LB  

      Table [F3v-F4v] indexed to numbered recipes.

      BLC c.31.a.15, see also PR 19428

    • 3. — The / Treasurie of hidden / secrets. / Commonlie called, / The Good-huswives closet of provision, / for the health of her household. // Gathered out of sundry experiments, lately practised by men / of great knowledge. And now newly enlarged, with divers necessary / Phisicke helpes, and knowledge of the names and naturall dispo- /sition of diseases, that most commonly happen / to men and women. // Not impertinent for every good Huswife to use in her / house, amongst her own familie.
      I. R.   Edward White   1600 (1653)
      4o A-I4
      GB:   LB  

      See "The Treasurie of commodious conceits" (1584)
      A2 Dedication: To all women that love and professe the practise of goog huswiferie, as well wives as Maydes. (sig R. I. Printer).
      A2v: poem by author.
      Recipes arranged in chapters.

      BLC 1037.e.2, see also PR 19430

    • 4. — The treasurie of hidden secrets: commonly called, The good-huswiues closet of provision.
      1608

      Sourced from World CAT : Downloadable computer file

      PR 19430.5

    • 5. — The treasurie of hidden secrets: commonly called, The good-huswiues closet of provision.
      Eliot's Court Press   E. Brewster, R. Bird   1627

      Sourced from World CAT : Downloadable computer file

      PR 19431

    • 6. — The treasurie of hidden secrets: commonly called, The good-huswiues closet of provision.
      1633

      Sourced from World CAT : Downloadable computer file

      PR 19432

    • 7. — The treasurie of hidden secrets: commonly called, The good-huswiues closet of provision.
      1637

      Sourced from World CAT : Downloadable computer file

      PR 19433

    • 8. — The / Treasury / of / Hidden Secrets, / commonly called, / The good-huswives closet of provision, / for the health of her household. / Gathered out of sundry experiments, lately / practised by men of great knowledge. And now newly / inlarged with divers necessary Physick helps, and knowledge / of the names and disposition of diseases, that most commonly / happen to Men and Women. / Not impertinent for every good Huswife to use in her / House, amongst her own Family.
      Jane Bell   1653
      4o A-H4 I lacking 4
      GB:   LeU(B)  

      A2 Address: To all women that love & professe / the practice of good huswifery, as well wives as maids. Sig'd I.W.: says he printed a Cookery book: The Good Housewives hand-maid for the Kitchen.
      Printed in Black Letter.

  • Widdowes treasure
  • Subjects: cookery, domestic medicine, husbandry,

    • 1. The widdowes trea- / sure, plentifully furni / shed with sundrie precious and approved se / crets in Physicke, and Chirugery / for the health and pleasure / of mankinde. // Hereunto are adioyned, sun- / dry pretie practices and conclusions / of cookerie: with many profitable / and holesome medicines for / sundrie diseases in / Cattell.
      Robert Waldegrave   Edward White   1585
      8.3 x 13.9   12o A-G in 6s
      GB:   LeU(B)  

      Address: 'To the Curteous Reader', with request not to 'scorn' for disclosing secrets; no index (missing?).
      STC: 1585; London - 1595; Oxford - 1631; London - 1639

      STC 19434, see also PR 19433.3


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