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The Queen-like Closet, or Rich Cabinet: Stored with all manner of Rare Receipts for Preserving, Candying and Cookery
Richard Lowndes, London 1675 - Full contemporary sheep rebacked with the original spine laid back down. Some browning, especially at page edges, foxing and minor stains. Bound without the supplement - two parts in one, the second title page dated 1674. (viii), 344, (28), the final 2 pages are ads for pills, powders and lozenges. Cagle 1063, Vicaire 878.Wolley (sometimes Wooley, Wolly) was the first name brand in household books and the first woman to publish a cookbook in English. She published a string of popular works beginning with The Ladies Directory in 1661, but it was her Cook's Guide (1664) which established her name and led to The Queen-Like Closet (1st ed. 1670). Her cookery is a sustained attempt to adapt current recipes and methods for non professional kitchens. Size: 12mo (duodecimo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: CAT000144. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books, ABAA]
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