Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Codex 823 Commonplace book and recipe book
TitleCommonplace book and recipe book
Other related names
- Aresty, Esther Bradford, former owner
Call numberMs. Codex 823
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 9929766543503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
- after 1567
Commonplace book written in England, beginning with copies of selections from the Psalms; with a copy of the deathbed statement of Lady Katherine (presumably Lady Katherine Grey); and with a section of medicinal and culinary recipes at the end.
- Ms. codex.
- Two leaves are torn out near the end but foliation is continuous.
Extent43 leaves : 198 x 141 mm. bound to 204 x 143 mm
FoliationPaper, 43; [1-13], 1-29, ; nearly contemporary foliation in ink, upper center recto, beginning on f. 14; this foliation corresponds to entries in the index on the preceding pages; modern foliation in pencil, lower right recto. References in this record are to modern foliation.
BindingContemporary limp vellum.
- Sold at auction at Sotheby's (London), 23 February 1959, lot 322, to Dawson.
- Gift of Esther Bradford Aresty, 1992.
- Cookery, English--Early works to 1800
- Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions--Early works to 1800
- Commonplace books
- Manuscripts, Renaissance
- Manuscripts, English--16th century
- 16th century
- Recipe book
- Science -- Medicine
- These images and the content of Rare Book & Manuscript Library Ms. Codex 823: Commonplace book and recipe book are free of known copyright restrictions and in the public domain. See the Creative Commons Public Domain Mark page for usage details, http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/.
Table of contents
Inside front cover
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Section: Psalms, f. 1r
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Section: A briefe discourse of the m[?] and order of the d[epar]ting of the Ladye Katherine..., f. 7r
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Section: Index to recipes, f. 10r