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White, Anne (& others)

White, Anne.

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Cookery book. Procuring diseases. The first volume is lettered as above, on the upper cover, below this is 'Receipt Book. 1789. Vol. I.' The second volume is similarly lettered 'Cookery Book curing & Procuring Diseases. Vol. 2.' Inscribed on the first leaf of the first volume 'Anne White. 1789.' The medical and household receipts begin from the other end of the volume: the first part to p. 122 is mainly cookery: there are entries by several other hands, the latest on p. 72 dated 1809. The same arrangement is found in Vol. II, and the date 1845 is found on p. 96 of the cookery section. Here again in this volume the entries are by several other hands.



Physical description

2 volumes 2 vols. 4to. 191/2 × 16 cm. Original vellum bindings, not uniform.


Acquisition note

Purchased at Sotheby's, 16/10/1931, Lot 103 (part).

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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