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Mrs. C. H. Peck
Cursive Manuscript Receipt Book British from 1876 in use to 1900 Clippings Also
England: Self-published, 1876. In original sheep-backed marbled boards. Approximately 30 leaves, and with approx. 30 clippings and/or manuscript recipes laid in. 7.75 inches tall by 6.5 inches. Album worn and rubbed on the edges and corners, some leaves loose, contents with some light staining (from typical use). Building Your Great Collection; One Fine Book at a Time [Cookery, Recipes] Cursive Manuscript Receipt Book British from 1876 used to 1900 In original sheep-backed marbled boards. Approximately 30 leaves, and with approx. 30 clippings and/or manuscript recipes laid in. 7.75 inches tall by 6.5 inches. Album worn and rubbed on the edges and corners, some leaves loose, contents with some light staining (from typical use). The book belonged to a Mrs. C. H. Peck's Receipt Book with her beautiful 19th century cursive signature and the date of 1876 on the first blank page. The book was an ongoing construction with some clippings from the early 1900s. The receipts [recipes] include a variety of cakes and puddings; spiced eggs; mincemeat; refreshing drinks; biscuits; some meats and fillings. After a few blank leaves there are home remedies for several health-related conditions. Potions for the eyes, whooping cough; skin and hair care.... The handwriting is lovely and consistent and readable. A revealing and entertaining time-machine into the baking and culinary life of the late Victorian era. Some of the laid-in pieces are in others' hand. The book appears to have been actively used as there are notations of changes many of the modifications are dated. And Check out our oth … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Blind Horse Books (blind-horse-books) [DeLand, Florida, United States]

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