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Delightes for Ladies

By Platt, Hugh

subjects: distillery, cookery, houswifry, preserves, sweet powders, sugar,

  • 1. Delightes for Ladies, to adorne their persons, Tables, closets, and distillatories: with. Beauties, banquets, perfumes and waters. Reade, practise, and censure.
    [1599?]

    This book is probably the most popular book on these topics produced during the period 1475-1700. This entry is a general entry for the book, with only one other entry for the 1605 edition which was analysed at the Brotherton Library Leeds (L). The Brotherton has another, undated, edition which is a resetting of the 1605.

    PR 19979.5, [1600?] Ent. 5 oc. 1599 - 15 entries are listed including below this entry. These include editions and publishers as following:@ 1602 Peter Short; 1608 H. L.;1609 Humfrey Lownes; 1611 Humfrey Lownes; 1615 H. L. sold by Arthur Johnson; 1630 H. L. and R. Y., to bee sold by James Beeler; 1632 R. Y., to bee sold by James Beeler; 1636 Robert Young; 1647 James Young; 1651 William Dugard [copy in Pharmaceutical Society Library]; 1654 R. W.@ Hazlitt notes editions in 1600, 1603, 1618, 1640, 1656.@ Mrs P

  • 2. — Delights / for Ladies, to adorne / their Per / sons, Tables, / clo / sets, and di / stil-/ latories: // WITH. // Beauties, banquets, perfumes / and waters. // Reade, practise and censure. // [ornament] //
    H. L. [Humphrey Lowdnes]   1605
    12o A12 B4 B-H12 [H1 cut out]
    GB:   LeU(B)  

    Preserves A-E, Distillery Eiv-F, Cookerie & Huswiferie Fiv-G7v, Sweet Powders G8-end.
    With Epistle 'To all True Lovers of Arte and Knowledge'.
    The Table is an index divided into 4 parts a/b/c/d with numbered recipes .
    A [1] 2-5 [6-11]; B [1-2] 3-4; B 1-2, 5, [6-12] B3 to end [B1&2 cut out] B6; C 1-5 [6-11] C6 cut out?; 1-5 [6-11]; E 1-5 [6-11]; F 1-5 [6-11]; G 1-4 [5-11]; H 2-5 [6-11] 1 cut out %

    PR 19979.5 Other Platt, Sir Hugh titles in Pollard & Redgrave include: Certaine philosophical preparations of foode and beverage for sea-men, in their long voyages.

  • 3. — Delights for Ladies, to adorne their Persons, Tables, Closets, and Distillatories with Beauties, Banquets, Perfumes, and Water...
    London   1647
    GB:   LB  

    Sourced from World Cat : Book

    BLC D-7944.a.6.(2.)

  • 4. — Delights for Ladies, to adorne their Persons, Tables, Closets, and Distillatories with Beauties, Banquets, Perfumes, and Water...
    1651
    GB:   LB  

    Sourced from BLC.

    BLC 1037.a.46.

  • 5. — Delights for Ladies, to adorne their Persons, Tables, Closets, and Distillatories with Beauties, Banquets, Perfumes, and Water...
    1654
    GB:   LB  

    Sourced from BLC.

    BLC c.142.bb.8.(2.)