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Whole body of cookery dissected

By Rabisha, William

subjects: cookery, preservation, cooking, candying, carving, serving, confectionary,

  • 1. The Whole Body of /Cookery / dissected, / Taught and fully manifested, / methodically, artificially, and ac- / cording to the best tradition of the /English, French, Italian, Dutch, &c. / or, / A sympathy of all varieties in Natural / Compounds in that Mysterie. / Where in is contained certain bills of / fare for the seasons of the year, for feasts and / Common diets. / whereunto is annexed a second part of / more receipts of cookery: with certain useful traditions. // With a book of preserving, conserving and/ candying, after the most exquisite and newest / manner: delectable for ladies and / gentle- / women.
    B. W.   Giles Calvert   1661
    [i-xi] 1-260 [261-264]   8od a8, b4 A - R8 S4
    GB:   LB  

    Wing: Calvert, Giles, 1661 - R114

  • 2. — The Whole Body of /Cookery / dissected, / Taught and fully manifested, / methodically, artificially, and ac- / cording to the best tradition of the /English, French, Italian, Dutch, &c. / or, / A sympathy of all varieties in Natural / Compounds in that Mysterie. / Where in is contained certain bills of / fare for the seasons of the year, for feasts and / Common diets. / whereunto is annexed a second part of / more receipts of cookery: with certain useful traditions. // With a book of preserving, conserving and/ candying, after the most exquisite and newest / manner: delectable for ladies and / gentle- / women.
    E. Calvert   1673
    10.4 x 16.9   [i-xxxii] 1-288 [289-296]   8od A8a8 B-T8 U in 4

    A2 Dedication: Dutchess of Richmond, Dutchess of Buckingham; Lady Jane Lane, Lady Mary Tufton, Lady Agnes Walker.
    A3 Address: to Reader, with advice on the need to practise.
    A5v: poem in commendation of another
    a3 Table: indexed to pagination in order of number.
    Gives the order of a feast at end.

    Wing: Calvert, Elizabeth, 1673 - R115

  • 3. — The Whole Body of / Cookery / dissected, / Taught and fully manifested, / methodically, artificially, and ac- / cording to the best tradition of the /English, French, Italian, Dutch, &c. / or, / A sympathy of all varities in natural / compounds in that Mystery. // Wherein is contained certain bills of / fare for the seasons of the year, for feasts and / common diets. // Whereunto is annexed a second part of / rare receipts of cookery: with certain use- / ful traditions. // With a book of preserving, conserving / and candying, after the most exquisite and / newest manner: delectable for Ladies and / Gentlewomen.
    George Calvert, Ralph Simpson   1682
    [i-xxxx] 1-288 [289-96]   8od A8 a4 B-T 2

    A2 Dedication: to Dutchess of Richmond & Lynox, Dutchess Buckingham, Lady Jane Lane, Lady Mary Tufton, Lady Agnes Walker.
    A3 Address To the Reader: Impartial Reader.
    [A5v]: poem in commendation of author
    [A6v-a2v] Bill of Fare
    a3-[b4]: Tables: indexed by page.
    With additions: to the reader: Bill of Fare to Feast of 1468: Archbishop of York.
    Possibly a reprint of the 1670 edition, since George Calvert is still the printer.

    Wing: also a 1675 entry, no other entries list beyond this entry of 1682