The accomplish'd lady's delight [electronic resource], in preserving, physick, beautifying, cookery, and gardening. Containing, I. The art of preserving, and candying, fruits and flowers, and making all sorts of conserves, syrups, jellies, and pickles. II. The physica cabinet: or, excellent receipts in physick and chirurgery. Also some new receipts relating to the fair sex, whereby they may be richly furnish'd with all manner of beautifying waters, to add loveliness to the face and body. III. The compleat cook's guide: or directions for dressing all sorts of flesh, fowl and fish, after the newest fashion, now in use at the British court; with the making of sauces, pyes pasties, tarts, custards, &c. VI. [sic] The female angler, instructing ladies and others, in the various methods of taking all manner of fish, in the fish-pond or river. V. The lady's diversion in her garden: or, the compleat flowerist, with the nature and use of all sorts of plants and flowers.

T. P. [Browse]
The eleventh edition inlarged.
London : printed for John Willis and Joseph Boddington, at the Angel and Bible in Great-Tower-Street, [1720?]
[6], 162 [i.e.163], [9] p. ; 12⁰.


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  • Sometimes attributed to Hannah Woolley.
  • "The lady's diversion in her garden" is by Thomas Harris.
  • Preface signed: T. P.
  • P.163 is misnumbered 162.
  • Reproduction of original from the Harvard University Houghton Library.
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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements
English Short Title Catalog, ESTCN15858.
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