8vo., recently rebound in tan leather with raised bands and green gilt-lettered label to spine, pp. vi, , 384, . Pages foxed and stained; otherwise a good copy. A ‘new’ edition of perhaps Britain’s most famous eighteenth-century cookbook, first published in 1747, in a recent though attractive binding.
The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy; Which far exceeds any Thing of the Kind yet published. […] To which are added One hundred and fifty New and useful Receipts, And a Copious Index. By a Lady. A New Edition. With The Order of a Modern Bill of Fare, for each Month, in the Manner the Dishes are to be placed upon the Table.
PSALMANAZAR, George., Memoirs of ****. Commonly known by the Name of George Psalmanazar; a Reputed Native of Formosa. Written by himself, In order to be published after his Death. Containing An Account of his Education, Travels, Adventures, Connections, Literary Productions, and pretended Conversion from Heathenism to Christianity; which last proved the Occasion of his being brought over into this Kingdom, and passing for a Proselyte, and a Member of the Church of England., Printed for the Executrix, 1764
HEISTER, Lorenz, Institutiones Chirurgicae, in quibus quidquid ad rem chirugicam pertinet, optima et novissima ratione pertractatur, atque in tabulis multis aenis praestantissima ac maxime necessaria instrumenta itemque artificia, sive encheirises praecipuae & vincturae chirugicae repraesentantur. Opus quadraginta fere annorum, nunc demum, post aliquot editiones germanica lingua evulgatas, in exterorum gratiam latine altera vice longe auctius atque emendatius publicatum. [2 vols.], Janssonio-Waesbergios, 1750