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Book Description
‘Marianne Irvin’s Book 1817 late Mrs Senior ... B. Senior’s Nantwich’ Paper Watermarked 1814. Size 8 x 6.5 Inches. 184 Handwritten numbered pages. Written in a single decorative hand. Original binding, pleasantly worn, some loss of leather base of spine, binding still firm. Some browning to first page, but the rest in very good clean condition. A Superb Example of a Georgian Receipt Book.
Dealer Notes
Includes some very interesting receipts both culinary & medicinal.
Begins with recipes for Wines, Beers, Mead etc. Some very strange -
STAUGHTON - saffron, cochineal, cardimum, rhubarb, orange peel, snake root, gentian root, all in a quart of best Brandy.
Recipe for BREAKING OF CHILDREN’S HEAD.
Many Culinary Recipes - Cakes, Biscuits, Puddings & Savoury Dishes.
A New Remedy For A CANCER From a French Practitioner who claims to have cured two cases in Paris.
To cure PLAGUE & PESTILENCE - Fill an onion with treacle & roast in the ashes .....
Author Irvin, Marianne
Date 1817
Binding Original Quarter Leather
Publisher -
Illustrator -
Condition Very Good
Pages 184

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