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The art of cookery and pastery [sic] made easy and familiar, in upwards of two hundred different receipts and bills of fare

By SKEAT, J.

subjects: cookery, pastry, setting tables, feasts,

  • 1. The art of cookery and pastery [sic] made easy and familiar, in upwards of two hundred different receipts and bills of fare . . . To which is added, a variety of tables for forms of entertainment, and an exact representation of the tables at the Guild-Feasts of Norwich and Lynn.
    London: printed for the author   and sold by him at his house next door to the Maid's Head, in St. Simon's; and by J. Crouse, at Norwich   [c.1769]
    24 cm.   6-48 p. pls.   2 sh. 6 d.  
    GB:   ENLS*   LBL  

    --another ed. London: printed for [----], 1772.
    1. The author simply called himself a 'Cook'. His work contains some fine folding tables, depicting the number of dishes served for the various removes [or courses] at banquets of the time.
    2. The only known reference to the 1772 edition is in Lewer, p. 223.

    Oxford, pp. 99-100