The house-keeper's pocket book, and compleat family cook : containing several hundred curious receipts in cookery, pastry, preserving, pickling, brewing, baking, made wines, &c., with plain and easy instructions for preparing and dressing every thing suitable for an elegant entertainment, from two dishes to five or ten, &c. : to which is added, Every man his own doctor, shewing the nature and faculties of the different sorts of foods, whereby every man and woman may know what is good or hurtful to them.

Title
The house-keeper's pocket book, and compleat family cook : containing several hundred curious receipts in cookery, pastry, preserving, pickling, brewing, baking, made wines, &c., with plain and easy instructions for preparing and dressing every thing suitable for an elegant entertainment, from two dishes to five or ten, &c. : to which is added, Every man his own doctor, shewing the nature and faculties of the different sorts of foods, whereby every man and woman may know what is good or hurtful to them.
Author
Glasse, Hannah, 1708-1770.
Publication
[London] : Printed by Thomas Martin, No. 76 Wood-street, Cheapside, [ca. 1783]

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Description
168 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill.; 16 cm. (12mo)
Alternative Title
Every man his own doctor.
Note
  • Pages [3]-156 excerpted from The art of cookery made plain and easy, by H. Glasse.
  • Originally published 1776. Cf. Maclean, V. Household and cookery books, p. 72 (citing Martin's 1776 and 1783 editions).
  • Frontispiece has legend: Engraved for Mrs. Harrison's new cookery book, 1783. "Mrs. Harrison's book titled The house-keeper's pocket book, and compleat family cook was originally published, London, 1733, and is similar to this work only in title"--Cagle, W.R. A matter of taste, 758 (entry for ca. 1785 ed.).
  • Signatures: A-O⁶ (A2-3 signed "A", "A2").
Indexed In (note)
  • Wellcome cat. of printed books,
Call Number
*KU 99-258
OCLC
38731055
Author
Glasse, Hannah, 1708-1770.
Title
The house-keeper's pocket book, and compleat family cook : containing several hundred curious receipts in cookery, pastry, preserving, pickling, brewing, baking, made wines, &c., with plain and easy instructions for preparing and dressing every thing suitable for an elegant entertainment, from two dishes to five or ten, &c. : to which is added, Every man his own doctor, shewing the nature and faculties of the different sorts of foods, whereby every man and woman may know what is good or hurtful to them.
Imprint
[London] : Printed by Thomas Martin, No. 76 Wood-street, Cheapside, [ca. 1783]
Indexed In:
Wellcome cat. of printed books, III, p. 305
Local Note
Imperfect: Frontispiece wanting.
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Every man his own doctor.
Research Call Number
*KU 99-258
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