拍品 74
  • 74

18TH CENTURY MANUSCRIPT RECIPE BOOK

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1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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  • Manuscript Recipe Book
Containing c.150 culinary, medical, and household receipts (“To Pickle Lemons”, “Cancer Oil”, “a varnish for Mahogony Tables”), including many puddings, sauces, and soups, most of the entries recording the source of the recipe (“Potatoe Soup. Mrs Truesdale”), later entries in different hands, 59 pages, plus blanks, 4to, dated on the front endpapers (“Begun in the year 1772 Margt. Portens") with this note then inaccurately copied below, names and addresses of tradesmen added at the end (2 pages), contemporary stiff vellum boards, soiled, upper hinge weak
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