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LJS 165 - [Recipe book]
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[Recipe book] [manuscript].
[England, ca. 1690-1802]
Physical description:
90 leaves : paper ; 307 x 194 mm. bound to 317 x 210 mm.
Collection of culinary recipes, such as to pickle or preserve various kinds of fruits and vegetables, to prepare meat and fish, and to make wines and desserts; medicinal recipes, for ailments such as stones, colic, consumption, toothache, thrush, and worms; and household preparations, as for killing lice and moths and making substances such as ink and glue. The latest entry is a copy of an 1802 court proceeding at the Old Bailey against 2 men, Levy Cohen and Ephraim Jacobs, charged with forging notes from the Bank of England, which concludes with a verdict of not guilty (f. 76v-79r). The first leaf has medical notes of an astrological nature (f. 1v). Many edges repaired.
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Foliation: Paper, 90; [1-13], 14-18, 20-39, 41-54, 56-69, 74-78, [79-97]; early foliation in ink, upper right recto.
Script: Written in cursive script by multiple hands.
Binding: Modern half morocco over marbled boards.
Origin: Written in England, ca. 1690 (f. 80v) to 1802 (f. 76v); the dates 1709 (f. 39r) and 1722 (f. 74v) also appear in the manuscript.
Cite as:
UPenn LJS 165.
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania LJS 165

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Collection: Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection
Collection: Other
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: English
Century: 17th century
Century: 18th century
Century: 19th century
Date: 1690
Genre: Codices
Genre: Legal documents
Genre: Manuscripts, English - 17th century
Genre: Manuscripts, English - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, English - 19th century
Subject: Cooking, English
Subject: Medicine
Subject: Trials (Forgery)
Geography: England
Geography: London
Related names: Newton, Edward, 18th cent., former owner
Related names: Schoenberg, Lawrence J., former owner
Page material: Paper