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Ms. Codex 625 - Kidder, E. (Edward), 1665 or 6-1739 - Receipts of pastry and cookery : for the use of his scholars
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Author:
Kidder, E. (Edward), 1665 or 6-1739.
Title:
Receipts of pastry and cookery [manuscript] : for the use of his scholars / by Ed. Kidder.
Origin:
[England, 17--]
Physical description:
37 leaves : paper ; 182 x 117 (165 x 113) mm. bound to 187 x 123 mm.
Summary:
Recipe book with a printed title page and manuscript collection of recipes. There is a table of contents for the various sections (p. 70) which include recipes for pies, pastries, cakes, broths, dressing fish, collaring, potting, pickling, and making jellies.
Provenance:
Gift of Esther Bradford Aresty, 1994.
Subject:
Cooking - Early works to 1800.
Form / Genre:
Codices.
Cookbooks.
Recipes.
Manuscripts, English - 18th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from printed title page, possibly from London, that reads in full: Receipts of pastry and cookery for the use of his scholars by Ed. Kidder; who teacheth at his school on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, in the afternoon, in St. Martin's Le Grand; and on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, in the afternoon, at his school next to Furnival's Inn in Holborn; and ladies may be taught at their own houses.
Pagination: Paper, i + 37 + i; [iii], 1-66, [67-71]; contemporary pagination in ink, upper outer corner.
Script: Written in a cursive script by a single hand, with one recipe in a second hand (p. 71).
Binding: 18th-century[?] stamped leather, with gilt stamped title on spine: Kidder Receipts.
Origin: Written in England in the 18th century.
Indexed / Referenced in:
Described in Theophano, Janet. Household Words: Women Write from and for the Kitchen, an exhibition of materials selected from the Esther B. Aresty Collection of Rare Books on the Culinary Arts (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, Van Pelt Library, 1996) pp. 33-34 (No. 57).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 625
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 625

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Collection: Other
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: English
Century: 18th century
Date: 1700
Genre: Codices
Genre: Cookbooks
Genre: Manuscripts, English - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, European
Genre: Recipes
Subject: Cooking
Author: Kidder, E. (Edward), 1665 or 6-1739
Page material: Paper