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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: 22.0 Boxes

Subjects: Cookery

Languages: English, French, German, Danish, Hebrew

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Manuscript Cookbook collection includes 125 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 116: Lower, Richard; Millington, Sir Thomas FRS; Hollins, John. c1729Add to your cart.

Publisher: N/A

Publication Location: England

Number of Pages with Recipes: N/A

Additional Information: Lock on front board but missing clasp. Staining to early leaves, first leaf torn with loss of upper corner. Manuscript written in three different hands by notable physicians.

Item 117: Grove, William. N/A, c1750-1781Add to your cart.

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Publication Location: England

Number of Pages with Recipes: 40

Additional Information: Contemporary reverse calf, some staining, hairline crack to centre of spine, text clean, some pages excised. 124 pages of text (approx. 74, accounts, 40 recipes, and 10 pages of notes)

Item 118: Baynes, Mary. N/A, c 1722-1927Add to your cart.

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Publication Location: England

Number of Pages with Recipes: 122

Additional Information: The volume retains its original vellum binging. Remedies interspersed throughout the manuscript. Several pages are loose and binding is coming undone from pages with significant damage to cover.

Item 119: N/A. Receipts/2r Book wrote 1796, c1795-1796Add to your cart.

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Publication Location: England

Number of Pages with Recipes: 28 leaves, text on both sides

Additional Information: Volume is bound in 18th century marbled paper wrappers, rubbed and some wear. Text is written on both sides of the pages. Wrappers are seperating at corners.

Item 120: Phillips, Sarah. Domestic Cookery; Recipes and Medicinal memorandums & c, c1809Add to your cart.

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Number of Pages with Recipes: 112

Additional Information: Boards detached from pages, bound in calf, rubbed and worn, text in good conditions. Text is written from both ends.


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