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Title: The School of Arts, or Fountain of Knowledge; Containing, A Collection of Valuable and Choice Recipes, Peculiar to the Fair Sex, viz I. Washes for beautifying and improving the complexion.... II. Chemical Amusements.... III. The Art of Forcing Fruit Trees to Bear Larger and Finer Fruit.... IV. How to diet our bodies to ensure health and longevity....
Description: London: Printed and Sold by J. Bailey... [no date]. [c. 1800] 12mo, 173 x 97 mms., pp. [3] 4 - 72, recent half Sheepskin, marbled boards, red morocco label, by Bayntun of Bath, with their imprint at top margin of front paste-down end-paper. A very good copy. Some of the material in this volume first appeared as The British legacy; or, Fountain of of Knowledge in 1754, with material from The complete English Cook ; or, Prudent Housewife by Lydia Fisher in later editions.

Keywords: health cookery prose

Price: GBP 385.00 = appr. US$ 549.77 Seller: John Price Antiquarian Books
- Book number: 9542

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