[Sca-cooks] Peter Short was sweet almonds

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Wed Jul 22 10:50:04 PDT 2009

I think it should be the 1603 Hugh Plat Delightes then. That edition is 
up in
EEBO so it should be easy enough to check.
I was wondering about the 1607 date which is
why I wrote.


the Alexandria Doyle wrote:
> I'm working from a photocopy/print of an original of this book.  It
> was real ...interesting typing out what was written, since in some
> places the print is faded, the various characters and conventions of
> the type of the period.
> And yes, I put the wrong date originally as I double check myself,
> 1603, 1603, 1603...
> Hugh Plat's name wasn't mentioned that I saw, but I will look again.
> It's been a while since I looked the whole thing over and my quick
> look at the title page the other night could have been more thorough.
> thanks
> alex
> .
>> /Delightes for ladies to adorne their persons, tables, closets and
>> distillatories. With beauties, banquets, perfumes and waters./ , At London :
>> Printed by Peter Short, 1603.
>> He also printed music, historical, and religious works.
>> Johnnae

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