Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes
The householders / philosophie. / Wherein is perfectly and profitably described, / the true oeconomia and forme of housekeeping. // With a table added thereunto of all the notable / thinges therein contained. // First written in Italian by that excellent Orator and Poet / Signior Torquarto Tasso, and now translated / by T.K. // Whereunto is annexed a dairie Booke for / all good huswives.
T. C. Thomas Hacket 1588
foliated [i-xii] 1-27 χ2, χ4, A-G4, A-b4, C2
?2 [iii] Dedication: To Gentleman Maister Thomas ReadeÉ
[v-xi]: Table indexing to folio numbering.
STC: 23703 Bod: Antiq. e.E. 15885; English Experience No. 765 (1975),@ see also PR 23702.5
A dairie Booke for / good huswives. / Very profitable and pleasant for the making / and keeping of white meates.
Thomas Hacket 1588
Text in dialogue form between south Hamshire woman & Suffolke man; with a poem on early rising Ka. Dowe [C2].
'Epistle to All good huswivesÉ to save them from the dumps & sullen fantasies', to be better spirited by having something to do in making cheese, and eating them.