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Platt, Sir Hugh (1552-1608) Delights for Ladies to Adorne their Persons, Tables, Closets, and Distillatories.

Auction:
3117B
Lot:
142
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3117B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 20, 2018 12:00PM

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Platt, Sir Hugh (1552-1608) Delights for Ladies to Adorne their Persons, Tables, Closets, and Distillatories. London: Printed by H. L[ownes] and R. Y[oung] and are to bee sold by Iames Boler, 1628. 12mo, text leaves printed within typographical borders, two U.S. copies listed in ESTC, bound in later sheepskin, rebacked, 4 x 2 3/4 in.

Platt's popular little treatise went through many editions. It is filled with beauty preparations, instructions for the preservation of food (nuts, lobsters, marigolds, etc.), recipes for candies, perfumes, alcoholic beverages, and more.

A-G12, H11, (lacking final leaf H12, blank except for borders).
http://estc.bl.uk/S107188
Estimate $3,000-4,000


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Hugh, Delightes for Ladies, ESTC, London, United States

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