Recipe Book

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 Eng MS 1167
  • Dates of Creation
      17th -18th centuries
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      190 x 145 mm. 1 volume (120 folios); Binding: contemporary calf binding.

Scope and Content

Recipe book containing domestic recipes (folios 1-54) and medical recipes (folios 54v-120). Inscribed on the front fly-leaves:

Access Information

The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.

Acquisition Information

Presented to the John Rylands Library by J.B. Macalpine of Grasmere, Westmorland, in December 1953.


Description compiled by Jo Humpleby, project archivist.

Other Finding Aids

Catalogued in the Hand-List of the Collection of English Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library, 1952-1970 (English MS 1167).

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