Manuscript ciphering and recipe book. Jane Elizabeth Taylor.
Manuscript ciphering and recipe book
Manuscript ciphering and recipe book
Manuscript ciphering and recipe book

Manuscript Recipe Book 1827

Manuscript ciphering and recipe book.

c. September 3, 1827.

[19] leaves. 12mo. Manuscript Recipe Book 1827. Contemporary marbled wrappers. Toning, some leaves loose, occasional staining. Housed in modern marbled box. Item #314405

A 19th century American recipe book in manuscript comprising 59 different recipes, mostly for breads, pastries, and puddings, but also including drinks ("hop beer"), tomato catsup, fowl stuffed with oysters, wedding cake, etc. The first six leaves consist of questions on the basic principles of arithmetic, with the first recipe appearing on the seventh leaf. Inscribed on the verso of the flyleaf "Miss Jane Elizabeth Taylor, book bought September the 3d 1827"

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