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Manuscript Cookbook collection, 1650–1980 | Morse Department of Special Collections

By Grace Heidebrecht

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Title: Manuscript Cookbook collection, 1650–1980Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Morse Department of Special Collections

Extent: 19.0 Boxes

Subjects: Cookery

Languages: English, French, German, Danish, Hebrew

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Manuscript Cookbook collection includes 106 cookbooks with culinary recipes and home remedies dating from the early 16th century to the late 20th century. The cookbooks originate from various countries, such as Austria (1), Denmark (1), England (25), France (1), Germany (7), Ireland (3), Mexico (5), Palestine (1), Slovakia (1), Switzerland (2), and the United States (42). The books vary in size and shape and are almost exclusively handwritten. Although most are written in English, other languages include German (10), French (2), Danish (1), and Hebrew (1).

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Cookery


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Item 111: Bolland, W. Receipts Memorandum, c1793Add to your cart.

Publisher: N/A

Publication Location: England

Number of Pages with Recipes: 121

Additional Information: Oblong octavo. Bound on eighteeth century sheep over marbled boards, rubbed and somewhat worn, but sound, occasional light staining and other signs of use. Text is written at both ends with blank leafs between.

Item 112: Brown, H. Mrs; Olivier, Mrs. N/A, c1820Add to your cart.

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Addtional Information: Cover is heavily rubbed, some spotting and staining to text. Includes some recipes copied from printed sources and loose letters.

Item 113: Brown, H. Mrs, of Coniston Hall. Culinary Recipes & Household Remedies, c1837.Add to your cart.

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Publication Location: England

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Additional Information: Rubbing and wear to edges, few minor marks to text. Several loosely inserted recipes. There is a quick portrait sketch of a young woman loosely inserted.

Item 114: Luttrell, Margaret. Madam Luttrell's Book of the Most Excellent Rec[eip]ts., 1748-1878Add to your cart.

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Publication Location: Dunster Castle, Somerset

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Additional Information: This is a family household and receipt book. Written in multiple hands. Some foxing to prelims and rear endpapers. There are 112 recipes from the eighteenth century and 69 from the nineteenth century.

Item 115: TOWARD, Grace and TOWARD, Richard. N/A, c1662Add to your cart.

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Location Published: England

Number of Pages with Recipes: 247

Additional Information: Somewhat worn, stitching broken, spine deficient with loss to approx. half, text good, one leaf (pgs 91-92) burned along fore edge.


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