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Ms. Codex 823 - [Commonplace book and recipe book]
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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Codex 823 - [Commonplace book and recipe book]
[Commonplace book and recipe book] [manuscript].
[England, after 1567]
Physical description:
43 leaves : paper ; 198 x 141 mm. bound to 204 x 143 mm.
Commonplace book written in England, beginning with copies of selections from the Psalms; with a copy of the deathbed statement of Lady Katherine (presumably Lady Katherine Grey); and with a section of medicinal and culinary recipes at the end.
Ms. codex.
Foliation: Paper, 43; [1-13], 1-29, [43]; nearly contemporary foliation in ink, upper center recto, beginning on f. 14; this foliation corresponds to entries in the index on the preceding pages; modern foliation in pencil, lower right recto. References in this record are to modern foliation.
Script: Written in a cursive script by several hands.
Binding: Contemporary limp vellum.
Origin: Written in England in the 16th century.
Two leaves are torn out near the end but foliation is continuous.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 823
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 823
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