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Glossary: cookery, including joints of animals

  • Hodgkin, John, 1857-1930
c. 1910-1925
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Hodgkin, John (1857-1930)
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About this work


Glossary of terms compiled from Eighteenth century English cookery-books. A list of the names used for the different joints and parts of animals. Author's holograph MS. Illustrated with four pen-drawings of joints of beef, mutton, etc. copied from 'The frugal housewife. 1823' by Susanna Carter. The last 13 ll. contain a list of French terms extracted from 'Le Ménagier' (Paris, 1846).


c. 1910-1925

Physical description

1 volume 3 ll. + 8 ff. + 61 ll. 4to. 23 × 18 cm. Unbound in patent folder. Written on the rectos only.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1931.

Ownership note

From the John Hodgkin Collection of Cookery-books.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).


  • English

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