Ms. Codex 785 - [Recipe book]
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[Recipe book] [manuscript].
[England, between 1705 and 1726]
90 leaves : paper ; 184 x 146 mm. bound to 190 x 148 mm.
English cookery manuscript, with recipes for meats, cakes, puddings, jellies, fruit preserves, pickling, wine making, and medicinal recipes. A few are attributed to individuals: Mrs. Godrill, Mrs. Bonyer, Mrs. Battebey, Dr. Brabant, and Lady Hastings. Includes an alphabetical index at the end (p. 153).
Sold by Robert H. Rubin Books (Brookline, Mass.), 1995.
Cooking, English - Early works to 1800.
Herbs - Therapeutic use - England - 18th century.
Traditional medicine - Formulae, receipts, prescriptions.
Wine and wine making.
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Manuscripts, English - 18th century.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Dates 1705 and 1711 on p. 74; November 19, 1726 inside front cover.
Pagination: Paper, 90; [ii], 1-143, [144-180]; contemporary pagination in ink, modern pagination in pencil, upper outer corners.
Script: Written in a cursive script by a single hand, with other recipes added in several other hands.
Binding: Contemporary parchment.
Origin: Written in England, between 1711 (p. 74) and 1726 (note, inside upper cover).
UPenn Ms. Codex 785
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 785