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Platt, Hugh   


  • Jewel House of Art and Nature
  • Subjects: husbandry, distillation, domestic science,

    • 1. The / Jewel House / of / Art and Nature: / containing / divers rare and profitable inven - / tions, together with sundry new experiments in / in the Art of Husbandry. [sic] /With / Divers chymical conclusions concerning the art / of distillation, and the rare practice and uses thereof. / Faithfully and familiarly set down, according / to the Authours own experience. / By Sir Hugh Platt of Lincolns-Inne, Knight. / Whereunto is added, A rare and excellent Discourse / of minerals, straw, gummes, and resins, with the virtues and use thereof, By D. B. Gent. /
      Elizabeth Alsop   Elizabeth Alsop   1594 [this edition 1653]
      14.2 x 19.0   [I - viii] 1-232   4o A-Gg4
      GB:   LB  

      A1v: Illustration the size of barley ear with woodcut.
      A2: Dedication to Boultroad Whitcock, Lord Commissioners of Great Seal of England
      A3: Table, by numbered recipe.

      PR 19991 - 1594 version is listed; also 19991.5 - another 1594 version. In Wing under author Platt, H (P2391); BLC c.136.f.26; 1651/1563, 62.a.26.

  • Discoverie of certaine English wants
  • Subjects: environment,

    • 1. A discoverie of certaine English wants : which are royally supplied in this treatise
      P. S.   William Ponsonby   1595
      4o
      GB:   LB  

      Sourced from BLC

      BLC c.31.c.23; see also PR 19988

  • New and artificiall remedies against famine
  • Subjects: diet, famine,

    • 1. Sundrie new and / Artificiall remedies against / Famine. / Writtten by H. P. Esq upon thocca- / sion of this present Dearth. / Non est quo fugias a Deo irato infi ad / Deum placatum Ang.
      P. S.   1596
      13.2 x 17.8   4o A-D4 E in 2
      GB:   LeU(B)  

      Recipes for tight times.
      Adds on D4v + E2: 2 inventions and a petition to Reader.

      PR 19996; BLC c.31.c.19

  • Arte of setting corne
  • Subjects: agriculture,

    • 1. The new and admirable arte of setting corne: with all the necessarie tooles and other circumstances belonging to the same, etc. [Signed: H. Plat.].
      Peter Short   1600
      4o
      GB:   LB  

      Sourced from BLC

      BLC c.54.b.28; see also PR 19993

  • Fire of cole-balles
  • Subjects: fuel, domestic chemistry,

    • 1. A new, cheape and delicate fire of cole-balles, wherein seacole is by the mixture of other combustible bodies, both sweetened and multiplied...
      London   1603

      Sourced from World Cat : Book

      BLC c.31.c.22; see also PR 19995

  • Delightes for Ladies
  • Subjects: distillery, cookery, houswifry, preserves, sweet powders, sugar,

    • 1. Delightes for Ladies, to adorne their persons, Tables, closets, and distillatories: with. Beauties, banquets, perfumes and waters. Reade, practise, and censure.
      [1599?]

      This book is probably the most popular book on these topics produced during the period 1475-1700. This entry is a general entry for the book, with only one other entry for the 1605 edition which was analysed at the Brotherton Library Leeds (L). The Brotherton has another, undated, edition which is a resetting of the 1605.

      PR 19979.5, [1600?] Ent. 5 oc. 1599 - 15 entries are listed including below this entry. These include editions and publishers as following:@ 1602 Peter Short; 1608 H. L.;1609 Humfrey Lownes; 1611 Humfrey Lownes; 1615 H. L. sold by Arthur Johnson; 1630 H. L. and R. Y., to bee sold by James Beeler; 1632 R. Y., to bee sold by James Beeler; 1636 Robert Young; 1647 James Young; 1651 William Dugard [copy in Pharmaceutical Society Library]; 1654 R. W.@ Hazlitt notes editions in 1600, 1603, 1618, 1640, 1656.@ Mrs P

    • 2. — Delights / for Ladies, to adorne / their Per / sons, Tables, / clo / sets, and di / stil-/ latories: // WITH. // Beauties, banquets, perfumes / and waters. // Reade, practise and censure. // [ornament] //
      H. L. [Humphrey Lowdnes]   1605
      12o A12 B4 B-H12 [H1 cut out]
      GB:   LeU(B)  

      Preserves A-E, Distillery Eiv-F, Cookerie & Huswiferie Fiv-G7v, Sweet Powders G8-end.
      With Epistle 'To all True Lovers of Arte and Knowledge'.
      The Table is an index divided into 4 parts a/b/c/d with numbered recipes .
      A [1] 2-5 [6-11]; B [1-2] 3-4; B 1-2, 5, [6-12] B3 to end [B1&2 cut out] B6; C 1-5 [6-11] C6 cut out?; 1-5 [6-11]; E 1-5 [6-11]; F 1-5 [6-11]; G 1-4 [5-11]; H 2-5 [6-11] 1 cut out %

      PR 19979.5 Other Platt, Sir Hugh titles in Pollard & Redgrave include: Certaine philosophical preparations of foode and beverage for sea-men, in their long voyages.

    • 3. — Delights for Ladies, to adorne their Persons, Tables, Closets, and Distillatories with Beauties, Banquets, Perfumes, and Water...
      London   1647
      GB:   LB  

      Sourced from World Cat : Book

      BLC D-7944.a.6.(2.)

    • 4. — Delights for Ladies, to adorne their Persons, Tables, Closets, and Distillatories with Beauties, Banquets, Perfumes, and Water...
      1651
      GB:   LB  

      Sourced from BLC.

      BLC 1037.a.46.

    • 5. — Delights for Ladies, to adorne their Persons, Tables, Closets, and Distillatories with Beauties, Banquets, Perfumes, and Water...
      1654
      GB:   LB  

      Sourced from BLC.

      BLC c.142.bb.8.(2.)

  • Floraes Paradise
  • Subjects: flowers, fruits, gardening,

    • 1. Floraes Paradise, beautified É with sundry sorts of delicate fruites and flowers
      H. L.   W. Leake   1608
      12o
      GB:   LB  

      Sourced from BLC.
      See 1660, "The Second Part of the Garden of Eden".

      BLC c.123.b.17; PR 19990

    • 2. — The Garden of Eden. Or, An Accurate Description of all Flowers and Fruits now growing in England, with particular rules how to É
      1653
      GB:   LB  

      Sourced from BLC. This book is a translation of Platt's "Floraes Paradise" (1608)

      BLC e.1294.(1.); G.19331; PR

    • 3. — The Garden of Eden. Or, An Accurate Description of all Flowers and Fruits now growing in England, with particular rules how to
      1654
      GB:   LB  

      Sourced from BLC

      BLC 725.a.49.

    • 4. — The Garden of Eden. Or, An Accurate Description of all Flowers and Fruits now growing in England, with particular rules how to
      1659
      GB:   LB  

      Sourced from BLC

      BLC 1606/1874.(1.); 1506/434; 450.b.13.(1.); 1606/1237.

    • 5. — The Garden of Eden. Or, An Accurate Description of all Flowers and Fruits now growing in England, with particular rules how to
      1675
      GB:   LB  

      Sourced from BLC

      BLC 449.a.25.(1.)

  • Second part of the garden of Eden
  • Subjects: flowers, fruits, gardening,

    • 1. The second part of the garden of Eden. Or An accurate description of all flowers and fruits growing in England; with particular
      1660
      GB:   LB  

      Sourced from BLC

      BLC 1606/1874.(2.); e.1804.(2.); 450.b.13.(2.)

    • 2. — The second part of the garden of Eden. Or An accurate description of all flowers and fruits growing in England; with particular
      1675
      GB:   LB  

      Sourced from BLC

      BLC 449.a.25.(2.)


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