Author: Hannah Wolley
Release Date: December 18, 2004 [EBook #14377]
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Printed for Rich: Lownes
White Lion in Duck Layne neare West Smithfield
The Queen-like Closet
Stored with all manner of
Preserving, Candying and Cookery.
Very Pleasant and Beneficial to all Ingenious Persons of the
BY HANNAH WOLLEY.
The Second edition.
Printed for Richard Lowndes at the White Lion in Duck-Lane, near West-Smithfield, 1672.
My much Honoured Friend
Mrs. GRACE BUZBY,
Daughter to the Late
Sr. HENRY CARY,
And wife to
Mr. ROBERT BUZBY,
Gentleman, and Wollen Draper of London
Your Kind and Good Acceptance of my Endeavours in Work for You, and that Esteem You have for what else I can do, make me bold to present this Book to You; which by that time You have perused, I doubt not but You will deem it worthy of the Title it bears; and indeed it was never opened before: If it may yield You any Delight or Benefit, I shall be glad; for as You have a true Love and Esteem for me, so I have a very great Love and Honourable Esteem for You; and shall always be
Your most Observant
To all Ladies, Gentlewomen, and to all other of the Female Sex who do delight in, or be desirous of good Accomplishments.
Ladies and Gentlewomen,
I Presume those Bookes which have passed from me formerly, have got me some little credit and esteem amongst you.
But there being so much time past since they were Printed, that methinks, I hear some of you say_ I wish Mrs. Wolley would put forth some New Experiments and to say the Truth, I have been importun’d by divers of my Friends and Acquaintance to do so.