Receipts of pastry and cookery for the use of his scholars, by Edward Kidder

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      GB 206 MS 75
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  • Physical Description
      1 vol. (36 ff.) Printed title-page, dated in manuscript "London 1702", followed by 71 pp. of manuscript recipes. Pp.1-66 have contemporary numeration; there is a 4 pp. index and one recipe in a later hand. Inserted are two portraits of Kidder

Scope and Content

A collection of recipes. Receipts are similar to, but not always identical with, those in the printed version

Administrative / Biographical History

Edward Kidder was a London schoolmaster

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Mrs Leigh, 1939


In English

Custodial History

The Blanche Leigh Collection of Cookery Books, from the collection of cookery books formed by John Hodgkin

Additional Information

The collection was published as E. Kidder's Receipts of pastry and cookery: for the use of his scholars (London, ca.1740?)