Title supplied by cataloger. Attribution and date for v. 1, J:Bedingfield Her Book 1730, inside lower cover; attribution and
date for v. 2, Ju:Bedingfeld her book 1744 is on outside upper cover. Name Judeth Bedingfeld is inside upper cover, v. 1.
Foliation: V.1: Paper, 78; [iii, 1-75]; modern foliation in pencil, lower right recto. Irregular contemporary pagination;
p. [iii], 27-35, [ii], 36-109, 200-209, 300-309, 400-409, 500-509, 600-608, 703-704, 706-709, 800-809, 900. Three detached
folios laid in at the beginning, but no other apparent missing pages. V.2: Paper, 90; [1-90]; modern foliation in pencil,
lower right recto.
Script: Written in a clear cursive script by a single hand, with a number of recipes, especially in v. 1, in a second hand,
and some additions in two or more other hands.
Binding: Contemporary parchment, both volumes the same. Writing on the cover of v. 1 is no longer legible. Volume 1 is fragile
with many stains on outer edges of the leaves, leaves are brittle. Volume 2 is in better condition, but in both the text is
written to the outer edge of the margin and may crumble away.
Origin: Written in England, 1730-1744.