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The Queens closet opened being incomparable secrets in physick, chyrurgery, preserving, candying, and cookery, &c. which were presented to the Queen by the most experienc'd persons of the times
Pearl of practice.
[Edition statement: ] The tenth edition, corrected with many new and large additions, together with three exact tables.
"To the reader" signed: W.M.
"The table" [i.e. index]: p. -, p. -, p. - at end.
In three parts: part I has caption title: The Queen's cabinet opened, or, the pearl of practice: accurate, physical and chyrurgical receipts. Part II has special t.p. (p. ): A Queens delight, or, The art of preserving, conserving, and candying ... London, 1696. Part III has special t.p. (p. ): The compleat cook: expertly prescribing the most ready ways, whether Italian, Spanish, or French for dressing of flesh and fish, ordering of sauces, or making of pastry. London, 1695.
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London: Printed for J. Philips ..., H. Rhodes ..., J. Taylor ..., and K. Bently ...,
Wing / M106
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