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Queenlike closet

By Hannah Wooley

subjects: cookery, confectionary, preservation, domestic medicine,

  • 1. The Queen-like Closet: / or, / rich cabinet, / Stored with all manner of / rare receipts / for / preserving, candying and cookery. / very pleasant and beneficial to all / ingenious persons of the female sex // To which is added, / a supplement, / presented to all ingenious ladies, / and gentlewomen.
    R. Lowndes   1670
    8 x 14   [i-xvi] 1-179 [180] [181-182] 183-383 [-416] - contents   8od A in 8 B-S8 T in 4

    Licensed by L'Estrange 1669. Frontis: well-executed wood engraving.
    Part One is an upmarket "Cook's Guide" (1664). Appears to be a re-written version of "The Cook's Guide" Part One (1664).
    From 1670 Second Part is available.

  • 2. — The queen-like closet; or, rich cabinet: stored with all manner of rare receipts for preserving, candying and cookery...To which is added, a supplement...
    Publisher: London   1674-1675

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  • 3. — The Queen-like Closet: / or, / rich cabinet, / Stored with all manner of / rare receipts / for / preserving, candying and cookery. / very pleasant and beneficial to all / ingenious persons of the female sex // To which is added, / a supplement, / presented to all ingenious ladies, / and gentlewomen. / By Hannah Wooley. / The fifth edition.
    R. Chiswell, T. Sawbridge   1684
    8.6 x 14.7   [i-iv] 1-264 [265-274] [275-294] [295] [i-xxiv] 1-144.   12od A4 B12-N12 A12 Bb-Gg12
    GB:   LeU(B)  

    Licensed by R. L'Estrange 1669.
    A2 Dedication: Mrs Grace Buzby, daughter to Henry Cary wife to Robert Buzby
    A3 Address: To Ladies and Gentlewomen
    A4v: poem presentation of Hannah Woolley
    Part One: sweets, preservation, beauty aids; Part Two: begins on 121; Supplement: medicines.
    Contents: [265-274], [275-294], contents 2 [295], postcript [i-xxiv], Supplement 1-144.

    Wing: Chiswell, Richard, 1684 (3286), see also 3282 - 1670 (1st ed.) - see 2nd entry below, 3283 - 1672 (2nd ed.), 3284 - 1675 (3rd ed.), 3285 - 1681 (4th ed.)