An 18th Century manuscript book of cookery, medical, and household receipts. ANON [Very Good] [Hardcover]
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221 cookery receipts closely written on 152-pages 8vo, together with, at end, 94 medical and household receipts on 48-pages. 8vo (8 x 5 1/2 inches) contemporary half calf, marbled boards; rubbed, one leaf detached, but very sound. Undated but c. late 18th Century. Many of the receipts give their source, e.g. Mrs Denison, Lady Ibbotson, etc. Receipts include: To make brawn of a Pig's head; Lemon Pickle; Cheese Pudding; To bake a Round of Beef to eat cold [30 pounds in weight]; To make Gooseberry Biscuits; Summer & Winter Hodge Podge; To Frigasee Salmon; etc. etc. The medical & household receipts include: Gout Cordial; For an Ague; For the Cramp; Soap for the hands; Paste for Wood; For feeding Poultry; For Worms; To Clean Carpets; etc. etc.
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