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Ruthven, Patrick Lord 1584?-1652

Works: 7 works in 24 publications in 1 language and 619 library holdings
Genres: Prescriptions, formulae, receipts, etc 
Roles: Author
Classifications: TX705,
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Most widely held works by Patrick Ruthven
The Ladies cabinet enlarged and opened : containing many rare secrets and rich ornaments of several kindes, and different uses, comprized under three general heads viz. of 1. preserving, conserving, candying &c. 2. Physick and chirurgery. 3. Cookery and housewifety : whereunto is added sundry experiments and choice extractions of waters, oyls, &c. by Patrick Ruthven( )

13 editions published between 1655 and 1667 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An early example of a plain-speaking manual dealing with cookery, housewifery, and medical matters, including advice on childbirth and women's ailments
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.58 (from 0.48 for A proclama ... to 0.89 for Observatio ...)

Alternative Names
Gowrie, Patrick Ruthven 1584?-1652 Earl of

Gowrie, Patrick Ruthven, Earl of, 1584?-1652

Ruthuen 1584?-1652 Lord

Ruthuen, Lord, 1584?-1652

Ruthven 1584?-1652 Lord

Ruthven, Lord, 1584?-1652

English (24)