Tue, 9th Nov 2021 10:00

Fine Books & Works on Paper

  Lot 521

Cookery. Manuscript etc.


Manuscript recipe notebook with 4pp index of 43 recipes, c.80pp, to include recipes 'To Pot Lobsters', 'To Make Snow Balls' and 'Polish for Mahogny', written brown in over a period in various hands, 2 later recipes with the dates, 'Paris 1 July 1825' & 'October 6th, 1838', original contemporary vellum, soiled, n.d. [c.1780 - 1840] § Manuscript recipe notebook. 'My Mother's Approved Recipes Jan 7, 1810' to front pastedown, collection of 37 leaves of manuscript in brown ink, some pages with recipes pasted in, also formulas to make polish and insect poison, final leaves with household accounts, written in various hands, contemporary vellum backed boards, loose in binding [c.1810 - 1840] § Manuscript Recipe & Receipt book, 36 leaves, original and copied recipes, a few loose, original calf-backed marbled boards, worn, [1843 - 1855], and another, sm. 4to & slim 8vo. (4)

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