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Level Item
Extent 1 volume
Title Jacob, Elizabeth (& others)
Date 1654-c.1685
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Name Jacob, Elizabeth & others

Physicall and chyrurgicall receipts. Cookery and preserves.

The upper and lower covers are lettered 'Physick' and 'Cookery' respectively.

Signature of 'Elizabeth Jacob' twice on the fourth leaf, and 'Eliz. Jacob 1654' on the fifth leaf. Though the beginnings of both sections are written by Elizabeth Jacob, there are many additions by other and later hands, especially by the writer of a neat upright script, which can perhaps be dated c. 1685.

Acquisition Details Purchased at Sotheby's 10/3/1930, Lot 240.
Accession Number 52571
Access Status Open
Access Conditions The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material.
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Language English
Physical Description 12 ll. (last 4 bl.). + 147 pp. + 87 bl. ll. + 351 [251] pp. + 5 bl. ll. + 12 ll. (last 2 bl.). 4to. 191/2 15 cm. Original panelled calf-gilt binding, damaged: with two brass clasps. Pp. 337-340 are missing. In the Cookery section pp. 344-351 are wrongly numbered 244-251.
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/210.
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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