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A NEW DIGESTER OR ENGINE FOR SOFTNING BONES

by PAPIN, Denys

Condition: Near Fine


Np: Mallinckrodt Chemical Works, 1966. (USA) First Thus There is a small company stamp to the lower corner of the back cover, no other markings, about Fine, in Very Good original glossy black card slipcase with gold title device, very light rubbing to lower corner tips. As well there is a letter with the dacsimile signature of Harold Thayer (Chariman) presenting this volume. 8vo, off-white printed wraps, 54pp. Volume III in the Mallinckrodt Collection of Food classics, a facsimile edition of the book published in 1681, complete with toned pafges to reemble old book pages. Papin (d 1712) was a French born English physician who is credited with inventing the pressure cooker and through it, suggested the piston steam engine. This book is his notes (recipes) on cooking various meats in his "New Digester" pressure cooker with instructions on how to have one constructed. From the edition of 1681, not 1820 as stated at the back of the book, obviously a misprint. (1.2 JM FO 36/1. Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: JWMah CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 33827
  • Title: A NEW DIGESTER OR ENGINE FOR SOFTNING BONES
  • Author: PAPIN, Denys
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Mallinckrodt Chemical Works
  • Place: Np
  • Date published: 1966
  • Keywords: Early Pressure Cookery Cooking Methods
  • Bookseller catalogs: Cookbooks Pre 19th Century;
  • Subjects: COOKING / General;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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