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Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper

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Medical & cookery recipes, manuscript, 46pp. excluding blanks, 42 manuscript recipes in several hands loosely inserted, slightly browned, original vellum, soiled, folio, [18th century].

⁂ Recipes include: "A Plaster for ye Running Gout"; "A Cear cloth to clear ye skin"; "For a brus in ye Eyes"; "To make a Glister for ye Bloody Flux"; "For ye small pox in ye throat"; "To stay a womans corsis"; "To make an Aple Tansy"; "To make force meat bals"; "To make an Almond chees"; "To keep cowcumbers all ye yeare"; "To make French bread". Loose recipes include: "For a cancer or sore Breast... Staughton 1750... Mary Bills"; "A Copy of Dr Rebzs prescription"; "Treakle water"; "A Powder good to prevent any sort of Fitts"; "Sr. Robert Throckmorton's French Cook. To make French Bread"; "The Vinegar of the Four Thieves"; "To make the purple watter" etc.

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Full Lot Details

Medical & cookery recipes, manuscript, 46pp. excluding blanks, 42 manuscript recipes in several hands loosely inserted, slightly browned, original vellum, soiled, folio, [18th century].

⁂ Recipes include: "A Plaster for ye Running Gout"; "A Cear cloth to clear ye skin"; "For a brus in ye Eyes"; "To make a Glister for ye Bloody Flux"; "For ye small pox in ye throat"; "To stay a womans corsis"; "To make an Aple Tansy"; "To make force meat bals"; "To make an Almond chees"; "To keep cowcumbers all ye yeare"; "To make French bread". Loose recipes include: "For a cancer or sore Breast... Staughton 1750... Mary Bills"; "A Copy of Dr Rebzs prescription"; "Treakle water"; "A Powder good to prevent any sort of Fitts"; "Sr. Robert Throckmorton's French Cook. To make French Bread"; "The Vinegar of the Four Thieves"; "To make the purple watter" etc.

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