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A FIFTEENTH CENTURY COOKRY BOKE

by ANDERSON, John L. Compiled By

Condition: Fine/Very Good


NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1962. (USA) First Edition Blue cloth, purple spine, 93pp, index. Colour and B&W illus of a decorative nature showing scenes from Medieval life. An interesting book with the recipes gleaned from the Harleian MSS 279 (about 1430 AD) and 4010 (about 1450 AD) in the British Museum and Ashmole MS 1429, laud MS 553 and Douce MS 55 (about 1450AD) in the Bodleian Library. Included is a glossary to help translate the recipes from medieval English. There is an unexpected recipe for "Garbage" which when translated turns out to be a stew of chicken giblets. Fine in unclipped VG+ Dj with slight darkening of spine panel and slight yellowing to white portionsof the Dj. A very nice copy. (1.6 FO FO 39/7. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by ADAMS, Adrienne. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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