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The accomplish'd ladies delight, in preserving, physick, beautifying, and cookery. : Containing I. The art of preserving and candying fruits and flowers; and the making of all sorts of conserves, syrups, and jellies. II. The physical cabinet: or, excellent receipts in physick and chirurgery; together with some beautifying waters, to adorn and add loveliness to the face and body: and also some new and excellent receipts relating to the female sex: and for the general good of families, is added the true receipt for making that famous cordial drink Daffy's elixir salutis. III. The compleat cook's guide: or, directions for dressing all sorts of flesh, fowl and fish, both in the English and French mode; with all sorts of sauces and sallets: and the making pyes, pasties, tarts, and custards, with the forms and shapes of many of them.

  • Woolley, Hannah, active 1670.
  • Books

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Also known as

Accomplisht ladys delight. In preserving physick, beautifying and cookery


London : Printed by B[enjamin]. Harris, in Maiden-head-Court in Great East-Cheap; and are sold by Henry Nelme, at the Leg and Star in Cornhil, [1696]

Physical description

6 unnumbered pages, 178 pages, 8 unnumbered pages, 2 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, portrait ; 12mo (15 cm)


The seventh edition enlarged.


With engraved frontispiece (pi1) and an additional title page (pi2), engraved: The accomplisht ladys delight. In preserving physick, beautifying and cookery.
Copy 1. Note: Last two (blank) leaves wanting. Below portrait on frontispiece is 'Sold by William Hunt at the Ball in St. Pauls Alley at the west end of St. Pauls'. Bound in 20th century calf. Many leaves frayed and repaired.

References note

Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), W3273
ESTC, R231961


  • English

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  • Copy 2

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