Lot 128 of 145:
18th century manuscript receipt and remedy book  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$480
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Title:
18th century manuscript receipt and remedy book
Author:
**
Place:
No place
Publisher:
Date:
No date, but after 1721
Description:
41 manuscript pages; 62 blank leaves. 7½x6, original full vellum "Old Recipe Book" in ink on front cover in an early hand. Includes numerous recipes for a wide variety of dishes including bread, preserves, almond butter, fish balls, 'Fricacey of Rabbets or Chickens', pickled vegetables, mince 'pyes', black pudding, etc. Also includes a number of elixers and cures including balms, salves, powders, syrups, etc. and notably "An Anti-pestilential Preservative" and "A Most Excellent Medicine Against the Plague. Copy from the London Journal 22d July 1721".
Lot Amendments
Condition:
Covers bowed and soiled; else very good.
 
Item number:
197168
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