Elinor Fettiplace’s Receipt Book..

SPURLING, HILARY..

Bound in original maroon cloth with red titles, in pictorial dust wrapper.

£12.00

Publisher

Viking Salamander.,

Place

London

Date

1986

Synopsis

Elizabethan country house cooking.

Item Description

FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. 6.5 x 9.5 inches. xi + [i] + 249 + [1] pp.

Illustrations

Illustrated by facsimile frontispiece and by genealogical table. Pictorial endpapers.

Notes

A selection from the 1604 commonplace book of Lady Elinor Fettiplace (c.1570-c.1647), wife of Sir Richard Fettiplace of Appleton Manor, Berkshire. The author, literary biographer Hilary Spurling (b.1940), has chosen over two hundred of her recipes and combined them with a month by month account of Elizabethan cooking throughout the calendar year.

[Stock No. 25462]

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