Catalogue of a collection of cookery books, compiled by John Hodgkin

Scope and Content

Entries of books on cookery and house-keeping numbered 1-1361, as follows: Vol.1. Nos.1-155, A.,E. to Broderip, Francis Freeling; Vol.2. Nos.156-311, Brooks, Catharine to De Frederic, M.J.N.; Vol.3. Nos.312-485, De Joncourt to Glasse, Mrs; Vol.4. Nos.486-640, Glasse, Mrs contd to Irwin, Mrs Deb.; Vol.5. Nos.641-790, "Isobel" to Lund, Miss Lillie; Vol.6. Nos.791-930, Macdonald, D. to Parkes, Mrs Wm; Vol.7. Nos.931-1088, Parkes, Mrs Wm to Salt, Henry S.; Vol.8. Nos.1089-1232, Sambon, W.Louis to Supper Dishes, &c.; Vol.9. Nos.1233-1361, Surgeon, An old militia to 500 cookery hints

Administrative / Biographical History

John Hodgkin was a bibliographer and collector of cookery books. Some of his books and papers were acquired by Blanche Leigh, who subsequently donated her cookery collection to the Brotherton Library, University of Leeds


Arranged in alphabetical order

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Mrs Leigh, 1939


In English

Other Finding Aids


Custodial History

The Blanche Leigh Collection of Cookery Books