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.
MORUS, Thomas [MORE, Thomas]., Idee d’une republique heureuse ou l’utopie de Thomas Morus. Contenant le Plan d’une Republique dont les Loix, les Usages et les Coutumes tendent uniquement a rendre heureuses les Societez qui les suivront. Traduit en Francois Par Mr. Gueudeville, Et enrichie de Figures en Taille douce., Chez Francois L’Honore, 1730
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