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Ms. Codex 251 The great and rare art of candying, cooking, distilling, preserving, pickling and physick containing 2 hundred thirty six receipts or above never before this made publick now made publick thro the intercession of some friends for the use good & benefit of the country
TitleThe great and rare art of candying, cooking, distilling, preserving, pickling and physick containing 2 hundred thirty six receipts or above never before this made publick now made publick thro the intercession of some friends for the use good & benefit of the country
- Statham, Mary
Call numberMs. Codex 251
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 1580839
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Written in England, 22 September 1724 (p. i).
Recipe book. Contains a table of contents at the end.
- Ms. codex.
- Title and attribution from title page. Heading of title page: "The first sheet."
- Paper somewhat brittle; edges fraying.
Extent43 leaves : 161 x 102 (148 x 91) mm. bound to 174 x 110 mm
FoliationPaper, 43; [ii], 1-77, [vii]; contemporary pagination in ink, upper center.
BindingContemporary stamped paper. Inside upper cover contains a stamped coat of arms, partially trimmed away, with the legend "Super Fine."
- Gift of Esther Bradford Aresty, 1994.
- Cooking, English--Early works to 1800
- Manuscripts, English--18th century
- Manuscripts, European
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