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The lady's best companion; or, a complete treasure for the fair sex
The lady's best companion; or, a complete treasure for the fair sex. Containing the whole arts of cookery, pastry, confectionary, potting, pickling, preserving, candying, collaring, brewing, etc .... To which is added, the approved family physician; consisting of physical receipts for most disorders that grown people, and young children are subject to. etc.
London: printed for W. Clements and James Sadler 1789
19 cm. 48 p. 6 d.
--another ed. London: printed for A. Hambleton, 1790. --: MiD
--another ed. London: printed for W. Clements and J. Sadler, 1791. --: KMK
--an American ed. Elizabeth Town [now Hagerstown, Maryland]: printed by Thomas Grieves, 1798.
1. The only known reference to the 1798 edition is given in Evans, vol. 12 (1798-9), who records the place-names as 'Elizabeth (Hager's) Town'. See CHAMBERS, Amelia.