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Ms. Codex 830 - Kendrick, Eliz - [Eliz Kendrick recipe book]
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Kendrick, Eliz.
[Eliz Kendrick recipe book] [manuscript].
[England], 1723-[18--]
Physical description:
182 leaves : paper ; 203 x 157 mm. bound to 206 x 165 mm.
Comprises numerous recipes for wines -- damson, birch, balm, raisin, gooseberry, elder, cowerslap [cowslip], lemon, currant, and mead, among others. Includes recipes for tansies, puddings, cheesecakes, cakes, soups, fish, oysters, preserving meats, pickles, and preserves, with a few household recipes and medicinal recipes for green ointment and a cure for jaundice.
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Ownership inscription and date 1723 (p. i); a large number of early recipes are in the hand of Kendrick. A number of recipes are added in several later hands, some 19th century, undated.
Pagination: 182 leaves; [iv], 1-360 modern pagination in pencil, upper center.
Script: Written in various cursive scripts by several hands.
Binding: Contemporary parchment.
Origin: Written in England, from 1723 (p. i) to the 19th century[?].
List of contents [compiled by bookseller?] in curatorial files.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 830
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 830
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