The family dictionary; or, Houshold companion [electronic resource] : containing, in an alphabetical method, I. Directions for cookery, in dressing flesh, fowl, fish, herbs, roots, &c. Seasoning, making sauces, bills of fare, art of carving, &c. II. Making all sorts of pastry ware, and things made of meal, flower, whether bak'd, boyled, or fried, &c. III. Making of conserves, candies, preserves, confects, lozenges, gellies, creams, pickles, &c. IV. The making all kinds of potable liquors, as ales, meads, metheglin, English wines of cherries, currants, gooseberries, raspberries, &c. Cyder, cyder-royal, usquebaugh, cordial waters. V. The making of all sorts of rare perfumes, sweet balls, pouders, admirable washes, beatifying waters, oils, essences, pomatums. VI. The virtues and uses of the most usual herbs and plants, their roots, barks, leaves, flowers, fruits, seeds, used in physick. ... The second edition, corrected and much enlarged. By William Salmon, professor of physick.

Title
The family dictionary; or, Houshold companion [electronic resource] : containing, in an alphabetical method, I. Directions for cookery, in dressing flesh, fowl, fish, herbs, roots, &c. Seasoning, making sauces, bills of fare, art of carving, &c. II. Making all sorts of pastry ware, and things made of meal, flower, whether bak'd, boyled, or fried, &c. III. Making of conserves, candies, preserves, confects, lozenges, gellies, creams, pickles, &c. IV. The making all kinds of potable liquors, as ales, meads, metheglin, English wines of cherries, currants, gooseberries, raspberries, &c. Cyder, cyder-royal, usquebaugh, cordial waters. V. The making of all sorts of rare perfumes, sweet balls, pouders, admirable washes, beatifying waters, oils, essences, pomatums. VI. The virtues and uses of the most usual herbs and plants, their roots, barks, leaves, flowers, fruits, seeds, used in physick. ... The second edition, corrected and much enlarged. By William Salmon, professor of physick.
Author
Salmon, William, 1644-1713.
Publication
London : printed for H. Rhodes, at the Star, the corner of Bride-lane, in Fleet-street: and sold by R. Clavel at the Peacock against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleetstreet, 1696.
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Additional Authors
J. H.
Description
[8], 393, [7] p.
Uniform Title
Early English books online.
Alternative Title
VII. The preparations of several choice medicines, physical, and chirurgical, as cordial waters, spirits, tinctures, elixirs, essences, syrups; pouders, electuaries, pills, oils, ointments, cerecloths, and emplasters. Fitted for a family use, in curing most diseases incident to men, women, and children.
Subject
Medicine, Popular > Early works to 1800
Note
  • The first edition title page reads: "By J. H.", apparently a pseudonym for William Salmon, whose name appears on all subsequent editions (cf. Wing; DNB).
  • With errata and seven final advertisement pages.
  • Copy has some print show-through.
  • Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Indexed In (note)
  • Wing (2nd ed.)
  • DNB (1909 ed.)
Reproduction (note)
  • Electronic reproduction.
Author
Salmon, William, 1644-1713.
Title
The family dictionary; or, Houshold companion [electronic resource] : containing, in an alphabetical method, I. Directions for cookery, in dressing flesh, fowl, fish, herbs, roots, &c. Seasoning, making sauces, bills of fare, art of carving, &c. II. Making all sorts of pastry ware, and things made of meal, flower, whether bak'd, boyled, or fried, &c. III. Making of conserves, candies, preserves, confects, lozenges, gellies, creams, pickles, &c. IV. The making all kinds of potable liquors, as ales, meads, metheglin, English wines of cherries, currants, gooseberries, raspberries, &c. Cyder, cyder-royal, usquebaugh, cordial waters. V. The making of all sorts of rare perfumes, sweet balls, pouders, admirable washes, beatifying waters, oils, essences, pomatums. VI. The virtues and uses of the most usual herbs and plants, their roots, barks, leaves, flowers, fruits, seeds, used in physick. ... The second edition, corrected and much enlarged. By William Salmon, professor of physick.
Imprint
London : printed for H. Rhodes, at the Star, the corner of Bride-lane, in Fleet-street: and sold by R. Clavel at the Peacock against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleetstreet, 1696.
Series
Early English books online.
Indexed In:
Wing (2nd ed.) H66aA
DNB (1909 ed.) XVII:698-699
Reproduction
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 1833:19)
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Added Author
J. H. Attributed name
Added Title
Title continues: VII. The preparations of several choice medicines, physical, and chirurgical, as cordial waters, spirits, tinctures, elixirs, essences, syrups; pouders, electuaries, pills, oils, ointments, cerecloths, and emplasters. Fitted for a family use, in curing most diseases incident to men, women, and children.
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