MANUSCRIPT RECIPE BOOK. COOKERY.

MANUSCRIPT RECIPE BOOK

Reading [UK]: 1839. Hardcover. Calf-backed boards, 6-1/2" x 7-3/4". An English Manuscript Recipe book signed on the front pastedown "Mrs Garrard/Friar St./Reading/Berks 39" consisting of 100 pages, mostly not numbered and nearly all of which are filled in with manuscript recipes, with the first two pages being a numbered index, as well as a dozen or so loose pages of recipes in various hands laid in. Included are wines, pies, cakes, etc. Some examples are Pickled Mushroom Sauce, Baked Apple Pudding, Spunge Cake, Walnut Catsup Soy, Oyster Sausages, Siberian Crabs, Ginger Beer, Ginger Wine, etc. Roughly about 150 recipes in all. Fairly clean and readable; spine lacking, boards loose but holding. Good. Item #020853

Price: $950.00

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