The Complete Housewife

The Complete Housewife

Or, Accomplished Gentlewoman's Companion. Being A Collection of Upwards of Seven Hundred of the Most Approved Receipts in Cookery, Pastry, Confectionary, Preserving, Pickles, Cakes, Creams, Jellies, Made Wines, Cordials. With Copper Plates, Curiously Engraven, for the Regular Disposition or Placing of the Various Dishes and Courses. And Also, Bills of Fare for Every Month in the Year. To Which Is Added, A Collection of Above Three Hundred Family Receipts of Medicines; Viz. Drinks, Syrups, Salves, Ointments, and Various Other Things of Sovereign and Approved Efficacy in Most Distempers, Pains, Aches, Wounds, Sores, &c. Particularly Mrs. Stevens's Medicine for the Cure of the Stone and Gravel, and Dr. Mead's Famous Receipt for the Cure of A Bite of A Mad Dog; With Several Other Excellent Receipts for the Same, Which Have Cured When the Persons Were Disordered, and the Salt Water Failed; Never Before Made Public; Fit Either for Private Families, or Such Public-spirited Gentlewomen as Would Be Beneficent to Their Poor Neighbours. With Directions for Marketing. By E. Smith

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Publisher: London : printed for J. Buckland, H. Woodfall, J. Rivington, R. Baldwin, W. Johnston, T. Longman, B. Law, C. Rivington, T. Lowndes, C. and R. Ware, S. Bladon, and W. Nicoll, 1766
Edition: The seventeenth edition, with additions
Characteristics: [14],364,[16]p.,plate ; 80
Uniform Title: Compleat housewife


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