An anonymous eighteenth-century recipe book containing culinary, medical and household recipes

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  • Reference
      GB 206 MS 485
  • Dates of Creation
      18th century
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 vol. (200 ff.) Contemporary pagination: [xxxv] 1-360 [3], with two unnumbered pages between 74 and 75. Pages 51-197, 201, 203, 221, 223, 225, 227, 229, 231, 233, 235, 237, 239, 243, 245-6, 249-359, 362 and 363 are all blank. Text from p.360 to end is inverted.
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Scope and Content

The book begins "[index] Almond". Recipes are ascribed to "Mrs. Gorden" (p.10), "Raffald" (p.45), "Miss Hall" (p.48), "Mrs. Masterson" (p.198) and "Mr. Webb" (p.226).

Administrative / Biographical History

The compiler of the recipe book is unknown

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by subject

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Purchased June 1945

Note

In English