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Reference MS.1026
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Level Item
Extent 1 volume
Title Ayscough, Lady
Date 1692
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Name Ayscough, Lady

Receits of phisick and chirurgery.

There are a few cookery receipts at the end.

Inside the cover is written 'The Lady Ayscough Booke Anno Domini 1692'. The first 93 pp. and the 7 pp. of cookery receipts are by the original hand, the remainder is in another nearly contemporary script.

Acquisition Details Purchased 1897.
Accession Number 4668
Access Status Open
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Language English
Physical Description 2 [4] ll. + 251 pp. + 10 bl. ll. + 7 pp. folio. 281/2 x 181/2 cm. Original vellum binding. At least 2 ll. of the index, and the first leaf of the text are wanting.
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).
Copies This recipe book has been digitised and images are linked to the catalogue record. In addition, a microfilm copy is held as AMS/MF/235 and an individual image from this manuscript is held by Wellcome Images (image reference: L0021264).
Relevant Publications Published (in microfilm form) in Women in Medicine: Remedy Books, 1533 - 1865, ed. Sara Pennell (Woodbridge, Connecticut: Primary Source Microfilm, 2004).
Subject Cooking
Subject Medicine, Traditional

Formulas, recipes, etc.

MaterialType Archives - Non-digital
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