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5.

(Cookery)

ANCIENT COOKERY,

FROM A MS. IN THE LIBRARY OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY,

ARUNDEL COLLECTION NO. 344

(London, Printed for the Society of Antiquaries by John Nichols, 1790).

Published as part of 'A Collection of Ordinances and Regulations of the Royal

Household, made in divers reigns, from Edward III to William and Mary, and

also Receipts in Ancient Cookery'. 4to. This copy does not retain the original

pagination but is numbered from 1 to 52, and seems to be the variant issued for

separate sale. (Copies known to be extracted from the Collection apparently

retained the pagination of the Collection, 425-476.) Bound in a mid-19th

century binding of dark green pebbled cloth, interleaved with blanks, and with

a printed paper spine label

(nearly perished). The edition retains the

orthography of the recipes, which the anonymous editor believes date no later

than the early 15th century. Recipes include 'Nombules of a Deer', 'Farsure for

Hares', 'Browet of Alemayne', 'Pejons Stewart', 'Goos in Hochepot' etc. A very

good copy. With a couple of well worn 19th century printed slips of paper laid

in, presumably once used as bookmarks.

See Lowndes I, 52.

$1250

19346

Cruikshank Illustrations

6.

Costello, Dudey,

HOLIDAYS WITH HOBGOBLINS

AND TALK OF STRANGE THINGS

London, John Camden Hotten, 1861. First edition. 12mo. (6),

332pp. followed by 8pp. publisher's catalogue. Contemporary

purple T-grain (or a variant of it) cloth blocked in gilt on the

upper board and spine. The frontispiece was designed by

Cruikshank especially for this book. Additional Cruikshank

illustrations appear in the text as the publisher had found them

"admirably adapted to illustrate our subjects." These etched

plates are from his

Comic Almanacs

.

Spine gilt darkened and light traces of soil and wear else a near

fine copy, though we do note the last two pages have closed

marginal tears not affecting the text. With the full color

bookplate of Edward Ludlow Parker.

Cohn, 162.

$450

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