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Title The ladies cabinet enlarged and opened : containing many rare secrets and rich ornaments, of several kindes, and different uses. Comprized under three general heads. Viz. of 1. Preserving, conserving, candying, &c. 2. Physick and chirurgery. 3. Cookery and houswifery. Whereunto is added, sundry experiments and choice extractions of waters, oyls, &c. Collected and practised; by the late right honorable and learned chymist, the Lord Ruthuen.

Published London : printed by T.M. for G. Bedell and T. Collins, at the middle Temple-Gate, Fleet-street, 1655.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail MIC/o  5856    AVAILABLE
Uniform title The ladies cabinet opened.
Edition The second edit. with additions; and a particular table to each part.
Physical description 8 unnumbered pages, 252 pages, 16 unnumbered pages ; 12̕
1 reel : microfilm ; 35 mm + Listing and guide to the microfilm collection (70 pages)
Series Women Advising Women: Part 1: Early Women's journals, c1700-1832, from the Bodleian Library, Oxford ; reel 1:2.
Notes The lines beginning 1. 2. 3. are grouped together on the title page with a left bracket.
An enlarged edition of: The ladies cabinet opened.
Title page in red and black.
Preface signed: M.B.
Identified as Wing B135a on UMI microfilm "Early English books, 1641-1700"
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), B136.
Summary bb An early example of a plain-speaking manual dealing with cookery, housewifery, and medical matters, including advice on childbirth and women's ailments.
Reproduction Microfilm. V.1-3 (1750-1753). Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Publications. Oxford, England : Bodleian Photographic Service. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Women Advising Women: Part 1: Early Women's journals, c1700-1832, from the Bodleian Library, Oxford ; reel 1:2)
Original Version Bodleian Library Oxford, England.
Other author M. B., editor.
Forth and Brentford, Patrick Ruthven, Earl of, 1573?-1651.
Adam Matthew Publications.
Subject Cooking -- Early works to 1800.
Cooking -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Home economics -- Early works to 1800.