A Book of Fruits & Flowers, 1653.

London: Prospect Books, 1984.

Octavo, 12 page introduction, 48 page facsimile, plus 25 page glossary. First edition of this facsimile. A Book of Fruits & Flowers, first published in 1653 and reproduced from the copy at Brotherton Library of the University of Leeds, contains unusual illustrations (17th century cookery books rarely include illustrations aside from frontispieces), recipes for cookery, confectionary, preserves and medicines. C. Anne Wilson's introduction and glossary help the contemporary reader contextualize and understand this work. Very good condition, in a like dust jacket.

Price: $30.00