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Sir Hugh Plat

Malcolm Thick

Sir Hugh Plat

the search for useful knowledge in early modern London

by Malcolm Thick

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Published by Prospect Books in Totnes, Devon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Intellectual life,
  • Food writers,
  • Horticultural writers,
  • Biography,
  • Scientists

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 405-417) and index.

    StatementMalcolm Thick
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA317.8.P53 T55 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination432 p. :
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25137670M
    ISBN 10190301865X
    ISBN 109781903018651
    LC Control Number2010513510

    Malcolm Thick, ‘Sir Hugh Plat, the Search for Useful Knowledge in Early Modern London.’ The work is of particular interest for its detailed recipes on food and drink, wines, spirits and distillations, and is also of tremendous social interest giving much insight into the preoccupation’s of Elizabethan household’s. Originally written in by prolific Elizabethan writer and inventor Sir Hugh Plat, this book contains recipes for preserves, distilled goods, cosmetics, cleaners, and more, as well as helpful hints for the 17th century housewife. Includes b/w reproductions of the original title page, dedication, and the first page of each division.

    Herrin, Illinois: Trovillion Private Press at the Sign of the Silver Horse, Tall duodecimo, pages. First printing of this limited edition. Number 37 of signed and numbered copies. A delightful small press printing of the noted agriculturalist and inventor Hugh Plat's popular early 17th Century cookbook, originally published in not as indicated by this title : Sir Hugh Plat. The book is divided into eight chapters and is signed by Plat at end. Fine copy. Natural marginal paper flaw to D2 carefully repaired. ESTC S Fussell, I, p. 15–“Deals with the then new idea of setting corn seed at equal distances apart, both in the row and between the rows, so that seed might be conserved and the crop enhanced.”.

    64 Sir Hugh Plat The Jewel House of Art and Nature London, 4º: A–2G 4 ×90mm Vet. A3 e. written originally by Sir Hugh Plat, first printed in , London, England. Reprinted from the edition of , illustrations from edition; collated and .


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Delightes for Ladies is a book of recipes and household hints for women, written by Sir Hugh Plat (perhaps best remembered for Floreas Paradise) and published in London in by Peter Short.

Its full title is Delightes for ladies: to adorn their persons, tables, closets, and distillatories with beauties, banquets, perfumes and waters.A successful book in its day, some of the recipes. More to the point, though, is the way Malcolm Thick uses his Sir Hugh Plat book thorough and perceptive account of Sir Hugh Plat to show what London was like in Elizabeth I's day, and what it was like to be a scientist-inventor-developer in that milieu.

This book really should be read by anyone interested in the history of early modern science.5/5(1). The recipe is found in a manuscript book mostly written by Sir Hugh Plat but as Malcom Thick points out in his book, Sir Hugh Plat: The Search for Useful Knowledge in Early Modern London, many of the food recipes, including this one, were written by an unknown author with the initials Sir Hugh Plat book.

Malcolm Thick believes that this recipe probably dates. Get print book. No eBook available. Go to Google Play Now» Delights for Ladies. Sir Hugh Plat. Crosby Lockwood, - Cooking, English - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Delights for Ladies: Author: Sir Hugh Plat: Contributor. by sir hugh plat (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — — $ Hardcover from $ Author: sir hugh plat.

Get this from a library. Sir Hugh Plat: the search for useful knowledge in early modern London. [Malcolm Thick] -- Sir Hugh Plat () is remembered today for his two books, The Jewell House of Art and Nature () and Delightes for Ladies (), but he was more than a mere occasional author, cookery.

The scientific and proto-scientific community of Elizabethan and Jacobean London has lately attracted much scholarly attention. This book advances the subject by means of an investigation of the life and work of Sir Hugh Plat (), an author, alchemist, speculator and inventor whose career touched on the fields of alchemy, general scientific curiosity, cookery and sugar.

Pasta Machine in Hugh Plat, The Jewell House of Art and Nature: Conteining Divers Rare and Profitable Inventions (London, ) STC, c.2, Folger Shakespeare Library, Everything I learned about eighteenth-century dried pasta suggested that it would have taken ages to cook until tender.

Book is in Very Good Condition. Text will be unmarked. May show some signs of use or wear. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order.

SIR HUGH PLAT By Malcolm Thick - Hardcover *Excellent Condition*. This chapter discusses the notebooks of the inventor, writer on agriculture, brewer, and businessman, Sir Hugh Plat. Building on the discussion of knowledge transfer in Chapter 4, this chapter shows how Plat’s surviving manuscripts constitute a ‘network of notebooks’.

Focusing on the copying and circulation of information across these volumes, the chapter reveals how Plat. The volume contains two texts by Sir Hugh Plat that targeted early modern “Ladies” in their titles. Both published by Arthur Johnson, the books were likely marketed or sold as a set.

The two titles offered recipes and directions for cooking, distilling, preserving, canning, and treating illnesses with physic.

Yet such grandiose uses of the rose were not restricted to the royal class, a fact made clear by Sir Hugh Plat’s Delights for Ladies, Written with the housewife of middling-means in mind, Plat’s book includes multiple recipes. There is evidence that this manuscript was written by a priest sometime in the reign of Queen Mary.

For a full discussion of Plat’s authorship of the book see chapter 5 of, Malcolm Thick, Sir Hugh Plat: the search for useful knowledge in Early Modern London, Prospect Books, Totnes, Sir Hugh Plat ( – ) was an English writer on agriculture and inventor, known from his works The Jewell House of Art and Nature () and his major work on gardening Floraes Paradise ().

xxiii,[] p. ; 23 cm. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Associated-names Whitney, : PLAT (or PLATT), Sir Hugh () The Garden of Eden: or, An accurate Description of all Flowers and Fruits now growing in England, with particular Rules how to advance their Nature and Growth, as well in Seeds and Herbs, as the secret Ordering of Trees and Plants.

PLAT, Hugh. Delightes for Ladies. Herrin, Illinois: Trovillion Private Press at the Sign of the Silver Horse, Tall, thin octavo, original rose cloth, original glassine, original dust jacket, uncut. Limited edition, number of only copies signed by the publisher, of this reprinting of an early 17th-century cookbook.

Buy Sir Hugh Plat: The Search for Useful Knowledge in Early-modern London First Edition by Thick, Malcolm (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Malcolm Thick. Plat, Hugh, Sir. Title: The Garden of Eden, or, An accurate description of all flowers and fruits now growing in England with particular rules how to advance their nature and growth, as well in seeds and herbs, as the secret ordering of trees and plants / by that learned and great observer, Sir Hugh Plat.

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A PDF of Sir Hugh Plat. The Search for Useful Knowledge in Early Modern London including the preliminary pages and introduction and the opening pages from each of the chapters, as well as the complete index.

Review of Sir Hugh Plat by Bee Wilson in The Times Literary Supplement (12/10). Review of Sir Hugh Plat in The Tablet by Brian Morton (15/01/11). Review of Sir Hugh .ESTC R Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

LAC ecr update (1 card) Book/Printed Material Delights for ladies to adorn their persons, tables, closets, and Plat, Hugh, Sir,   The Special Collections and Archives Research Center recently acquired an edition of Sir Hugh Plat’s The Jewel House of Art and Nature, published in London in This collection of “diverse new and conceited Experiments” compiles recipes, household hints, and practical directions on an impressive variety of useful topics, including: “how to write a letter .