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The gentleman's companion: or, tradesman's delight

By GENTLEMAN

subjects: cookery, medicine, curing, preserving, wine,

  • 1. The gentleman's companion: or, tradesman's delight . . . to which is added the method of curing and preserving all sorts of wines . . . also some excellent receipts in cookery, physick, and surgery. etc.
    London: printed for J. Stone   1735
    16 cm.   259 p.   2 sh. 6d.  
    US:   KMK   MH-BA  

    1. This entry is based on Rudolph, pp. 25-6. Apart from Oxford, pp. 65-6 (which gives slightly different wording for the title-page; e.g. '. . . English wines . . .' for '. . . all sorts of wines . . .'), the only known reference to a copy that is (or was) in the British Isles is given in BABCat., No. BA/20, p. 93.
    2. Gents.Mag., vol. 6 (Aug. 1736), p. 491, confirms that the price was 2 sh. 6 d.

    Bitting, p. 556; Oxford, pp. 65-6

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