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Recipe book, [circa 1750]

Recipe book, [circa 1750]

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Ownership inscription on verso of front flyleaf: Mrs. Lochmere's Book.
Binding: contemporary full parchment.
In English.
Purchased from Byass Rare Books on the James Marshall and Marie Louise Osborn Fund, 2012.
Abstract:
Manuscript recipe book, in two or three hands, containing approximately 180 cookery recipes, including instructions for various pickles, sauces and preserves; for stewing, roasting and baking meat, poultry and fish; and for numerous cakes and biscuits. A few recipes are attributed to Lady Sophia Egerton and "Mrs. Breton."
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1 v. (circa 140 p.) ; 21 cm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 11689651
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