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Schoolmaster or teacher of table phylospie

By Twine, Thomas

subjects: cookery, diet, manners,

  • 1. The Schoolmaster / or Teacher of Table / Phylosopie. / A most pleasant and merie Companion, well worthy / to be welcomed (for a dayly Cheast) not onelye to all mens boorde, to guide them with moderate and holsome dyet: but also into everymans Companie at all tymes, to recreat their mindes, with honest mirth and delecta- / ble devises: to sundry pleasant purposes of pleasure and pastyme. // Gathered out of divers, the best approved / Authors: and devided into foure pithy and pleasant Treatises, as it may / appeare by the contentes.
    Richard Johns   1583/1576 (1583)
    13 x 17.8   4o A4-R4
    GB:   LeU(B)  

    Items sep'd by headings, eg: 'Chap. 14'.
    A1v Preface: The Printers preamble to all estates, for the friendly entertainment of this Teacher of Table Philosophie.
    Dedication: to Rt Worshipfull M. Alexander Nowell, Dean of St. Pauls saying T.T. got it from a little pamphlet.
    First book: natural philosophie: Meates drinkes & sauces; 2nd book: moral philosophie: manners; 3rd book: natural philosophie: pleasant chit-chat and 'poetic problems'; 4th book: moral discourses: Jestes? delectable devises.
    Note on fly 1576 edition: Imprinted at London, by Richarde Iones dwelling over against S. Sepulchers church without Newgate.
    Table on R3-R4 alphabetical index to chapters.

    PR 24412