Gradwell (& others)

  • Gradwell
c. 1750-1775
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Gradwell (& others). Public Domain Mark. Source: Wellcome Collection.

About this work


Collection of medical, cookery and domestic receipts, by various hands: in English. The name 'Gradwell' appears on leaf 36, and 'Unkell Gradwells buns' on the next leaf. Many of the receipts are by very illiterate hands. On leaf 4v is the date 1755, and on the 16th leaf from the other end, the date 1779. There is a quotation from 'Othello' on leaf 36. The name 'James Greenhow' is found on the first fly-leaf, and on the second leaf from the end.


c. 1750-1775

Physical description

1 volume 89 ll. 4to. 201/2 × 18 cm. Original panelled calf binding, very worn. The last fly-leaf is defective.


Acquisition note

Purchased 1921.

Location of duplicates

Microfilm reference: AMS/MF/203.

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).


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  • 40984