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    Hannah Woolley [or Wolley]. Frauen-Zimmers Zeit-Vertreib, Oder Reiches Gemach von außerlesenen Experimenten und Curiositäten betreffend die rechte Praeservir- und Candier-Kunst...Sampt einem Vollkommenen Koch, Zeigend die rechte Art und Weise/ wie man allerhand Fleisch, Fische und Geflügel künstlich zu bereiten könne. Dazu auch angehencket ist eine kleine Frauen-Zimmers Apothecke...Hamburg: Auff Gottfried Schultzens Kosten, 1674. First German edition of Hannah Woolley's The Ladies Delight: or, a Rich Closet of Choice Experiments & Curiosities (which was first published in 1672). [Bound with:] P[ieter] van Aengelen. Der verständige Gärtner, Uber die zwölff Monaten des Jahres. Ist eine Unterweisung, Bäume- Kräuter- und Blumen-Gärten auf das beste zu bepflantzen...nun zum fünfftenmahl vermehrt und zum sechstenmahl Deutsch ausgefertiget von Georg Gräflinger, C. N. P. Hannover: Verlegts Thomas Heinrich Hauenstein, Buchhandler, 1673. Georg Gräflinger's translation from the Dutch of Pieter van Aengelen's De verstandige hovenier, over de twaelf maenden van't jaer. Two works in one twelvemo volume (5.125 x 3.0625 inches; 130 x 79 mm.). [348]; [24], 264 pages. Signatures: A-O12 P6; )(12 A-L12. Added engraved title by Hier. von Hensbergen sculps. in the Frauen-Zimmers Zeit-Vertreib (included in foliation). Contemporary marbled paper over pasteboard. Front cover stamped in blind with the initials A. R. P. S. and the date 1674. The binding is quite worn, with large areas of biopredation; the spine covering has perished; upper corner of front cover with marbled paper as corner. The text is quite browned; small wormhole in the gutter, becoming a wormtrack in gathering H of Frauen-Zimmers Zeit-Vertreib; dampstaining in the lower margin throughout; a few leaves with tiny tears or nicks at the edges; a few small marginal stains. A brief typed description on a card is clipped to the front flyleaf, with the rusty paper clip leaving a mark on the engraved title. Leaves )(9v-)(12r in Der verständige Gärtner heavily annotated in ink by an early hand. Good.

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