A COLLECTION Of ABOVE THREE HUNDRED RECEIPTS In COOKERY, PHYSICK And SURGERY; For the Use of all Good Wives, Tender Mothers, and Careful Nurses. To Which is Added, A SECOND PART, Containing a great Number of Excellent Receipts, for Preserving and Conserving Sweet-Meats, &c. Mary - Compiler 'By Several Hands'. Kettilby.

A COLLECTION Of ABOVE THREE HUNDRED RECEIPTS In COOKERY, PHYSICK And SURGERY; For the Use of all Good Wives, Tender Mothers, and Careful Nurses. To Which is Added, A SECOND PART, Containing a great Number of Excellent Receipts, for Preserving and Conserving Sweet-Meats, &c.

London: Printed for Mary Kettilby, and Sold by Richard Wilkin, at the King's-Head in St. Paul's Church-Yard. 1728. 4th Edition, of the 1st part (Cagle 391; McLean, p 82; Oxford, p. 54n; Wheaton & Kelly 3273). 272, [4] pp. Part 2 has separate t.p., and is of the 3rd edition; it's imprint reads: 'Printed for Richard Wilkin'. Continuous pagination & registration throughout the volume. Each part with an Index. Head- tail pieces. Decorative initial capital letters. 8vo: A - R^8 S^2. Early boards, with exposed cords. Now chemised, and housed in a custom brown quarter-leather slipcase with marbled paper boards. Slipcase - Fine. Volume - About Very Good, with front board held by top cord. Item #33915

NB. McLean states, in her Note 3 for this title's entry, "The 2nd and all subsequent editions were published as two volumes bound as one, but with each volume having its own title-page and its own pagination." From our copy, this last obviously needs be readdressed.

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