The Mallinckrodt Collection of Food Classics
. St. Louis: Mallinckrodt Chemical Works, 1966-1967. Six volumes. 8vo. Facsimile Reprints; consisting of The Art of Preserving all kinds of animal and vegetable substances for several years. By M. Appert. : A Treatise on Adulterations of Food, and Culinary Poisons. By F. Accum. : A New Digester or Engine for Softning Bones. By Debys Papin, M.D. : An Essay on Bread. By H. Jackson. : Bartolomeo Platina, De honesta voluptate. : The Closet of Sir Kenelme Digbie Opened. .
Self-wraps., in original black slipcases, gilt lettering on front covers & spines. Covers & edges of volumes slightly rubbed, else generally Good in slightly rubbed slipcases, else generally Good. The Platina
volume is considered to be the first printed cookbook, and was translated from Renaissance Latin into "readable" English by Elizabeth Buermann Andrews, and includes an index at the front.