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Ms. Codex 251 - Statham, Mary - The great and rare art of candying, cooking, distilling, preserving, pickling and physick containing 2 hundred thirty six receipts or above never before this made publick now made publick thro the intercession of some friends for the use good & benefit of the country : w[i]th severall others for making severall sorts of wine
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Other: Ms. Codex 251 - Statham, Mary - The great and rare art of candying, cooking, distilling, preserving, pickling and physick containing 2 hundred thirty six receipts or above never before this made publick now made publick thro the intercession of some friends for the use good & benefit of the country : w[i]th severall others for making severall sorts of wine
Author:
Statham, Mary.
Title:
The great and rare art of candying, cooking, distilling, preserving, pickling and physick containing 2 hundred thirty six receipts or above never before this made publick now made publick thro the intercession of some friends for the use good & benefit of the country [manuscript] : w[i]th severall others for making severall sorts of wine / Mary Statham, Her Book.
Origin:
[England?], 1724.
Physical description:
43 leaves : paper ; 161 x 102 (148 x 91) mm. bound to 174 x 110 mm.
Summary:
Recipe book. Contains a table of contents at the end.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title and attribution from title page. Heading of title page: "The first sheet."
Pagination: Paper, 43; [ii], 1-77, [vii]; contemporary pagination in ink, upper center.
Layout: Written out to the edges of each page, leaving little or no margins or gutter on most pages. On some pages a few words are lost at the edge or bottom.
Script: Written in a cursive script, possibly in the hand of Mary Statham (p. i).
Binding: Contemporary stamped paper. Inside upper cover contains a stamped coat of arms, partially trimmed away, with the legend "Super Fine."
Origin: Written in England, 22 September 1724 (p. i).
Paper somewhat brittle; edges fraying.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 251
Manuscript location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 251
 
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