Facsimile of LJS 165, Recipe book

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Collection of culinary recipes, such as to pickle or preserve various kinds of fruits and vegetables, to prepare meat and fish, and to make wines and desserts; medicinal recipes, for ailments such as stones, colic, consumption, toothache, thrush, and worms; and household preparations, as for killing lice and moths and making substances such as ink and glue. The latest entry is a copy of an 1802 court proceeding at the Old Bailey against 2 men, Levy Cohen and Ephraim Jacobs, charged with forging notes from the Bank of England, which concludes with a verdict of not guilty (f. 76v-79r). The first leaf has medical notes of an astrological nature (f. 1v). Many edges repaired.


Cooking English--Early works to 1800, Medicine--Formulae receipts prescriptions--Early works to 1800, Trials (Forgery)--England--London Codices, Recipes, Legal documents, Manuscripts English--17th century, Manuscripts English--18th century, Manuscripts English--19th century, Manuscripts European

Facsimile of LJS 165, Recipe book