Delightes For Ladies

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Plat, Sir Hugh. With Introductions b G. E. Fussell and Kathleen Rosemary Fussell. London: Crosby Lockwood & Son Ltd, 1948. 106 pages. 22 x 15 cm. 1948 reprint of one of the earliest cookery and household recipe books in England, 1602 by Sir Hugh Plat. With chapters on Sir Hugh Plat; his life and writings – Bibliography of Sir Hugh Plat’s printed works & Elizabethan country-house management; with Select Bibliography, along with the original chapters of “The Art of preserving, conserving, candying, &c., Secrets in Distillation, Cookerie and Huswiferie, and Sweete Powders, oyntments, beauties, &c. Dust wrapper with closed tears and three 1 cm. chips to head of front cover. Interior clean. Orig. maroon cloth. Near fine, in good dust wrapper. Hardcover.