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The frugal housewife, or, complete woman cook
The frugal housewife, or, complete woman cook. Wherein the art of dressing all sorts of viands, with cleanliness, decency and elegance, is explained in five hundred approved receipts . . . also two copper plates, displaying the method of trussing game and poultry. etc.
London: printed for F. Newbery [c.1765]
17 cm. 168 p. pls. 1 sh.
US: KMK MHi* MWA
--another ed. Dublin; printed by James Hoey, [c.1765]. DNLI
--another ed. London: printed for F. Newbery; and Boston: reprinted and sold by Edes and Gill, [c.1772]. --: DCLC; MWA
--another ed. London: printed for E. Newbery, [c.1790]. LBL
--another American ed. New York: printed for Berry and Rogers, [c.1792]. DCLC; MWA
--another ed. revised and corrected. London: printed for E. Newbery, 1795. LBL; LWML; LeU(B): NPV
--another American ed. revised and corrected. Philadelphia: printed by James Carey, 1796. --: MSaE; NYPL
--another ed. London: printed for E. Newbery, [c.1800]. --: MH
1. For a history of the Newbery family see S. Roscoe, John Newbery and Successors: 1740-1814 (London, 1973).
2. As the printer was described as John Hoey, senior, in (and probably before) 1765 [see Plomer/2, p. 389], it is possible that this edition was published at an earlier date. James Hoey was a printer from 1730 to 1774.
3. In the 1772 ed. two plates are by the celebrated Paul Revere, hero at the outbreak of the Americ
Bitting, pp. 78-9; Oxford, pp. 122-3