07-20-2018 07-20-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3117B Boston
July 20, 2018 12:00PMCalender
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Platt, Sir Hugh (1552-1608) Delights for Ladies to Adorne their Persons, Tables, Closets, and Distillatories.

$2,460$2,000
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3117B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 20, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

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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Keywords

Hugh, United States, London