Barrett, Lady

  • Barrett, Lady
c. 1700
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Select receipts. A collection of medical and other receipts, including directions for making cordials, and cookery receipts, by several hands: in English. On the first leaf is a note 'Taken out of Lady Barrett's Book case, Oct. the 24th 1711'. On the verso of this leaf is the signature of Ann Egerton, and the armorial book-plate of the Bell Family.


c. 1700

Physical description

1 volume 1 l. + 356 pp. + 1 bl. l. 8vo. 171/2 x 111/2 cm. Original calf binding, the spine decorated with delicate gold tooling.


Acquisition note

Purchased at Sotheby's 20/6/1928, Lot 605.

Location of duplicates

Microfilm reference: AMS/MF/235.

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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  • 56965