Eighteenth century cookery manuscript., [1733-1740] | University of Illinois Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Ms., in several 18th century hands. Title from case.
At the bottom of p. 33: Eliz: Ferrier. Scriptum a me Johann Barber, Anno Dom 1740. On p. : Approved by repeated experiment this year 1733.
Contains 373 recipes and remedies many of them copied from R. Bradley. The country housewife, 6th ed., 1732-36, T. Dover, The ancient physician?s legacy to his country, 5th ed., 1733, J. Moyle, Chirurgus marinus, and others.
Bookplate of Edward Duke of Norfolk, Earl Marshall of England.
Bound in a leaf from a 1798 almanach printed in Barbados and overprinted with an all-over marbled design.
The book was a wedding present to Gladys Guggenheim, when she married Roger Williams Straus in 1914.