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

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

Title:
18th century manuscript receipt and remedy book

Author:
**

Place:
No place

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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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