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Manuscript Journal - 19th Century Wine Recipes - "Wine Receipts"
London 1845 - Nineteenth Century Wine Making Manuscript Journal of Recipes Unusual Viticulture Item With Interesting Provenance 1845-1893 Cheapside [London], 1845-1893. Manuscript journal of a Mrs. Gibbs, headed "Wine Receipts" which are in fact recipes for making various types of wine. 8vo. 10 pages, plus additional recipes for making writer's ink, stain remover, baked goods and jellies (14 pages dispersed throughout the volume). Loosely inserted is the writer's additional manuscript log for brewing beer, also containing a recipe for venison, small 8vo. 10 pages. Together with her accumulation of 28 manuscript recipes on single leafs, 6 of which are wine recipes. Recent taupe leather spine over original marbled boards with original working brass clasps. Wear to boards, otherwise very good condition, preserved sufficiently to retain vellum corners. Internally clean and legible, leafs made of laid paper with the Propatria watermark. From the personal collection of Irene A. Dunn, Special Collections Librarian at the Newcastle University Library, whose bookplate is mounted to front board. Contained in a green cloth clamshell box titled to spine.
      [Bookseller: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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