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English Recipe Book, 19th century

  • Burnaby, William Dyott, fl. early 19th century.
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Collection of cookery recipes, with a few remedies, in various hands.. The bulk of the entries were written by one William Dyott Burnaby, and many record recipes of his (?)mother, Mrs Burnaby, and other family members.


Early 19th century

Physical description

1 volume 1 volume, 200 x 155 mm., 37 ff. Modern yellow buckram-covered boards, with gilt leather spine, lettered 'M.S. Recipe Book. 1824'. Ownership inscription: 'Mrs Burnaby's reciept [sic] book/ January 22nd 1824. St Margarets Leicester. Written by William Dyott Burnaby' (f.1).

Acquisition note

Purchased from A R Heath, 2001.

Biographical note

The ownership inscription (see Physical Description) suggests that the Burnaby family had ties to Leicester.

Location of duplicates

Microfilm reference: AMS/MF/213.

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