Ms. Codex 823 - [Commonplace book and recipe book]
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[Commonplace book and recipe book] [manuscript].
[England, after 1567]
43 leaves : paper ; 198 x 141 mm. bound to 204 x 143 mm.
Commonplace book written in England, beginning with copies of selections from the Psalms; with a copy of the deathbed statement of Lady Katherine (presumably Lady Katherine Grey); and with a section of medicinal and culinary recipes at the end.
Foliation: Paper, 43; [1-13], 1-29, ; nearly contemporary foliation in ink, upper center recto, beginning on f. 14; this foliation corresponds to entries in the index on the preceding pages; modern foliation in pencil, lower right recto. References in this record are to modern foliation.
Script: Written in a cursive script by several hands.
Binding: Contemporary limp vellum.
Origin: Written in England in the 16th century.
Two leaves are torn out near the end but foliation is continuous.
UPenn Ms. Codex 823
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 823