Jun 02, 2022 - Sale 2607

Sale 2607 - Lot 132

Price Realized: $ 688
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 800
Moxon, Eliza (fl. circa 1832)
Oral Instructions & Memoranda in the Art of Cookery, Manuscript on Paper.

[?England, October 1832.]

Octavo-format manuscript on wove paper watermarked 1830, consisting of neat calligraphic title and approximately 100 pages neatly inscribed with more than 150 different recipes legibly written, most ascribed to their creators and dated, often mentioning English town names, including several London neighborhoods: Leyton, Battersea, and Twickenham, and others; along with many recipes attributed to other members of the Moxon family; with some recipes on loose pieces of paper inserted; the recipes themselves include fish cakes, chantilly cream, green pickles, eau de cologne, German wine sauce, ginger beer, jellies, egg crust, pot pourri, pickled walnuts, and much more; bound in half leather, a bit worn, generally very good, 7 x 4 1/2 in.