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H. Leaver recipe book

Ms. Codex 2015

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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
Creator:
Leaver, H., 19th century
Title:
H. Leaver recipe book
Date:
1822
Call Number:
Ms. Codex 2015
Extent:
1 volume
Language:
English
Abstract:
A slim volume comprising culinary recipes written by H. Leaver of England in 1822.
Cite as:
Ms. Codex 2015, H. Leaver recipe book, 1822, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania.
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Scope and Contents

A slim volume with marbled paper covers comprising culinary recipes written by H. Leaver of England in 1822. Cookery recipes include cakes, jams, jellies, picklings, puddings, and wines. There is a recipe for cheese fondue and a couple of recipes using damsons (plums). A medicinal remedy for a cough is included. One recipe for punch is attributed to Jenny Dale. Written on inside front cover: H. Leaver, July 17, 1822.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts,  August 2019

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Donna Brandolisio

Access Restrictions

This codex is available for research.

Use Restrictions

Copyright restrictions may exist. For most library holdings, the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania do not hold copyright. It is the responsibility of the requester to seek permission from the holder of the copyright to reproduce material from the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Source of Acquisition

Sold by Alastor Rare books (Lymington, England), cat. 32 (2019), no. 103.

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Controlled Access Headings

Form/Genre(s)
  • Codices (bound manuscripts)
  • Cookbooks
  • Manuscripts, English--19th century
  • Recipes
Subject(s)
  • Cookbooks--England--19th century--Specimens
  • Cooking, English--19th century

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Collection Inventory

Volume

H. Leaver recipe book, 1822.

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