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Sir Hugh Plat The search for Useful Knowledge in Early Modern London

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This book advances the subject by means of an investigation of the life and work of Sir Hugh Plat (1552-1611), an author, alchemist, speculator and inventor whose career touched on the fields of alchemy, general scientific curiosity, cookery and sugar work, cosmetics, gardening and agriculture, food manufacture, victualling, supplies and marketing. Unlike many of his colleagues and correspondents, much manuscript material, in the form of notebooks and workings, has survived. Condition: Used as new. Hardback minor shelfware to head and tail. Dust cover bumped on top. Inner pages are clean with a tight binding.

Item details

Author(s):
Thick, Malcolm
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
2010
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
190301865X
ISBN-13:
9781903018651
Number of pages:
432
Publisher:
Prospect
Title:
Sir Hugh Plat The search for Useful Knowledge in Early Modern London

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This book advances the subject by means of an investigation of the life and work of Sir Hugh Plat (1552-1611), an author, alchemist, speculator and inventor whose career touched on the fields of alchemy, general scientific curiosity, cookery and sugar work, cosmetics, gardening and agriculture, food manufacture, victualling, supplies and marketing. Unlike many of his colleagues and correspondents, much manuscript material, in the form of notebooks and workings, has survived. Condition: Used as new. Hardback minor shelfware to head and tail. Dust cover bumped on top. Inner pages are clean with a tight binding.

Author(s):
Thick, Malcolm
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
2010
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
190301865X
ISBN-13:
9781903018651
Number of pages:
432
Publisher:
Prospect
Title:
Sir Hugh Plat The search for Useful Knowledge in Early Modern London

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