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Plain dealing poulterer
The Plain Dealing / Poulterer; / or / A Poulterers Shop Opened, / with // All sorts of Ware, and how to / know the young form the / Old, being dead or alive. // Also how to feed and fatten / fowl in a short time; with / other things necessary to be known. // Very useful for Gentlemen and / others, that they may not be / deceived. // By Adam Shewring a Poulterer.
If that you intend well to fare, / Be wise in choosing poulters ware.
E. C. H. Brome 1664
6.5 x 11.5 [i-viii] 1-71 [72-78] 12od A-D in 6
Mainly instruction to shopkeepers. Concerning waterfowl, land fowl, four-footed.
Address: Epistle to Reader
This book has the Imprintur of L'Estrange, and a wood engraving of a gun opposite title- page.
Publisher's advertisements: [72-78]
Wing: other entries include for years 1687 (C. (not H) Brome), 1695 - C. Brome, 1699 - C. Brome