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Springatt, Frances (& others)

  • Springatt, Frances
Date
1686-1824
Reference
MS.4683
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About this work

Description

Collection of cookery and medical receipts: with later additions by several hands.

Publication/Creation

1686-1824

Physical description

1 volume 2 ll. + 185 ff. 4to. 19 × 141/2 cm. Original calf binding, rebacked. The end-papers are made from the leaves of a black-letter Bible with ornamental woodcut initials, containing parts of the Book of Isaiah.

Contributors

Acquisition note

Purchased 1928.

Biographical note

The writer married Daniel Ayshford probably in 1690, and on the verso of the first leaf is a list of their children, ending with the ninth born in 1709-of these four are noted as dead.

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).

Location of duplicates

This recipe book has been digitised and images are linked to the catalogue record. In addition, a microfilm copy is held as AMS/MF/218.

Languages

  • English


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