Jul 30, 2020 - Sale 2543

Sale 2543 - Lot 274

Price Realized: $ 875
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
Manuscript Recipe Book. Quarto format manuscript on paper consisting of approximately 250 pages, of which about 183 are filled with notes, inscribed on laid paper in a number of hands, containing recipes for making and preserving food, drink, medical preparations, and other household items, and more; the journal likely used for other purposes along the way, including by a glazier; printed label of Chambers and Hallagan's printing office, 4 Abbey Street, Dublin; bound in contemporary half leather, marbled paper boards, parchment corners, front board detached, 9 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. Broadway, County Wexford, Ireland, ca. 1850.

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Period Irish compilation of domestic recipes and remedies includes the following: varnish, Indian pickles,Spanish flummery, walnut catsup, orange shrub (orange juice, rum, and sugar), marking ink, saffron cakes, ginger wine, lobster sauce, how to preserve apricots, treatment for a cold, gooseberry wine, an effectual cure for night perspirations, to clean any kind of marble, blacking for shoes, to keep arms from rusting, lavender water, to pickle mushrooms white, to keep barm, soda powders, for chapped hands, mock turtle soup, and many more.