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Ms. Codex 830 - Kendrick, Eliz - [Eliz Kendrick recipe book]
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Author:
Kendrick, Eliz.
Title:
[Eliz Kendrick recipe book] [manuscript].
Origin:
[England], 1723-[18--]
Physical description:
182 leaves : paper ; 203 x 157 mm. bound to 206 x 165 mm.
Language(s):
English.
Summary:
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.
Provenance:
Sold by Henry Sotheran Limited (London), 2001.
Subject:
Cooking, English - Early works to 1800.
Cooking, English - 19th century.
Wine and wine making - Early works to 1800.
Form / Genre:
Codices.
Cookbooks.
Recipes.
Manuscripts, English - 18th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Notes:
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:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 830

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Collection: Other
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: English
Century: 18th century
Date: 1723
Genre: Codices
Genre: Cookbooks
Genre: Manuscripts, English - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, European
Genre: Recipes
Subject: Cooking, English
Subject: Wine and wine making
Author: Kendrick, Eliz
Page material: Paper