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The compleat cook

By M., W. [Henrietta Maria]

subjects: cookery, pastry, domestic medicine, preservation,

  • 1. The / compleat cook. / expertly prescribing the / / most ready wayes, whether Italian, Spanish or French. / For dressing of Flesh, and Fish, / ordering of sauces, or making of Pastry.
    1659
    [1] 3-123 [124-144]   12od A-F12
    GB:   LB  

    Table: [124-131], [132-144] publisher's advertisements.
    There is at least one further edition of this book in 1671 printed by E. Tyler and R. Holt for Nathaniel Brooks.

    Wing: see M91 -[Anr. ed.], 1659 ; see M94 - [Anr. ed.], 1671 - for The Compleat Cook there are other years and printers - see M88 - 1655, M89 - 1865, M 90 - 1658, M92 - 1662, M92a - 1663, M93 - 1668, M94a - 1679, M 94b - 1694

  • 2. — The Queen's Closet [as 1655]
    Corrected and reviewed, with many new and large / additions together with three exact Tables.
    J. W.   Nathaniel Brook   1668
    8.2 x 14.8   191 pp   12od A8 C-K12 L in 8
    GB:   LB  

    This copy is only "The Pearle of Practice". Copy still lacks B8.
    A3 Address: a new address To the reader
    A list of recipe-prescribers is up front before recipes, in 1655 the names are with the recipes.

    Wing: 100C ---[Anr. ed.]