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Collection of scarce, curious, and valuable pieces, both in verse and prose; chiefly selected from the fugitive productions of the most eminent wits of the present age.

Ruddiman, Thomas, ed.

Published by T. Ruddiman & Co., Edinburgh, 1785
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Contains the "Art of Cookery," a comic poem preceded by pseudo-scholarly prose discourse on various gastronomical topics, as well as the "Art of Angling." An edition of this collection was previously printed by Walter Ruddiman in 1773. 12mo. iv (i.e., vi), 412 pp. ESTC T123793. Library buckram, moderately worn, covers pressure-stamped by now-defunct institution, spine with stamped shelving number. Front pastedown with bookplate, free endpapers separated and back one with pocket, title-page and several others stamped. Lacking half-title. Title-page with traces of paper affixed in upper margin; pages with moderate foxing, some dog-earing. Bookseller Inventory # 5656

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Title: Collection of scarce, curious, and valuable ...

Publisher: T. Ruddiman & Co., Edinburgh

Publication Date: 1785

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