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Title
[Cookery manuscript and literary miscellanies]
Creator
Brackenridg, Helen.
Gay, John, 1685-1732.
Fénelon, François de Salignac de La Mothe-,1651-1715. Aventures d'Aristonüs. English.
Beveridge, William,1637-1708.Private thoughts upon religion.
Date Created and/or Issued
[1726-1732]
Contributing Institution
UCLA, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
Collection
Early Modern English Manuscripts from UCLA’s Clark Library
Rights Information
Public Domain
Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Scope/Content: Manuscript. Index pages, numbered 3-9 (pages 1-2 are missing), at the beginning of the volume; recipes are organized and numbered as given in the index. Multiple pages at the beginning and end of the text missing; several other pages loose.
Scope/Content: Cookery book with other miscellaneous prose and poetry entries, ranging from passages out of Bishop Beveridge's Thoughts on religion to classical romances to poetry by John Gay. The compiler of at least the later miscellaneous entries was a Helen Brackenridg, who inscribed and dated the volume in 1732. An earlier inscription with Latin mottoes and the date 1726 is likely in a different hand. A dried fern has been pressed in place at pp. 58-59.
Condition: Bound in full brown calf with blind tooling.
Type
text
Form/Genre
Anthologies
Cookbooks
Ownership inscriptions (Provenance)
Extent
3-9, [1], 1-6, 9-73, [73] p., bound ;19 cm.
Identifier
ark:/21198/n12s4s
MS.1950.011
Language
English
eng
Subject
Cooking--England--18th century.
Place
England
Provenance
On front paste-down endpaper: "21 May 1726, Dum spiro spero., Me meliora mannent." At bottom of p. [71]: "Writen by Me Helen Brackenridg, In Coll. Jun. the 7th 1732."
Location
CLUW

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