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The queen's royal cookery: or, expert and ready way for the dressing of all sorts of flesh

By HALL, T.

subjects: cookery, wine, distillation, royalty,

  • 1. The queen's royal cookery: or, expert and ready way for the dressing of all sorts of flesh . . . also making several sorts of English wines . . . together with several cosmetick or beautifying waters. etc.
    London: printed for C. Bates; and A. Bettesworth   1709
    16 cm.   178 p. frontis  
    GB:   LeU(B)*  
    US:   NYPL  

    --2nd ed. London: printed for C. Bates; and A. Bettesworth, 1713. LBL; LWML; LeU(B): DCLC; KMK
    --3rd ed. London: printed for S. Bates; and A. Bettesworth, 1719. LGL; LeU(B): MH; NPV
    --4th ed. London: printed for S. Bates; and A. Bettesworth, 1729. OBL
    --5th ed. London: printed for A. Bettesworth; and C. Hitch, [c.1730]. LBL: DCLC
    --another ed. London: printed for A. Bettesworth; and C. Hitch, [c.1734]. --: NNNAM
    1. The author described himself as 'Free-Cook of London'.
    2. The LeU(B) copy of the 1st ed. (1709) is wanting its frontispiece, which has a portrait of Queen Anne (marked 'AR') above a kitchen, and below the kitchen a division, with a pastry room on the left and a room for 'chymistry' on the right, in which a woman is distilling.

    Bitting, p. 210; Oxford, pp. 51-2