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Ms. Codex 876 - [Recipe book]
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Other: Ms. Codex 876 - [Recipe book]
[Recipe book] [manuscript].
[England], 1780.
Physical description:
54 leaves : paper ; 174 x 99 (151 x 92) mm. bound to 166 x 100 mm.
Culinary recipes for catchup, vinegar, breakfast cakes, french bread, hams, black pudding, dried apples, sea biscuits, sauces, soups, cheeses, preserves, etc. plus medicinal and household recipes.
Ms. codex.
Pagination: Paper, 54; [1-54]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto. Recipes on f. 52-54 written upside down and in reverse; f. 33-51 blank.
Script: Written in a cursive script by several hands.
Binding: Contemporary quarter parchment and marbled boards.
Origin: Written in England in 1780 (note, inside upper cover).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 876
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 876
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