A Collection of Ordinances and Regulations for the Government of the Royal Household, made in Divers Reigns. From King Edward III, to King William and Queen Mary. Also Receipts in Ancient Cookery. Cookery.
A Collection of Ordinances and Regulations for the Government of the Royal Household, made in Divers Reigns. From King Edward III, to King William and Queen Mary. Also Receipts in Ancient Cookery
A Collection of Ordinances and Regulations for the Government of the Royal Household, made in Divers Reigns. From King Edward III, to King William and Queen Mary. Also Receipts in Ancient Cookery
A Collection of Ordinances and Regulations for the Government of the Royal Household, made in Divers Reigns. From King Edward III, to King William and Queen Mary. Also Receipts in Ancient Cookery

A Collection of Ordinances and Regulations for the Government of the Royal Household, made in Divers Reigns. From King Edward III, to King William and Queen Mary. Also Receipts in Ancient Cookery

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

Quarto, xxii, 476 pages.

Later binder's cloth, with all edges trimmed a little; scattered pale foxing; an excellent copy with the large bookplate of the Library of the Royal Artillery Institution on the pastedown.

Pages 423-476 are 'Ancient Cookery. From a ms. in the Library of the Royal Society', and the prefatory note is worth quoting at length: 'The ms. from which the following pages are transcribed, is without title or date, or the name of the author. It is bound up with some other treatises upon Regimen and Medicine ... And it is evident from the hand, that these treatises were written ... early in the 15th century: but they were probably then transcribed from originals, which had been long before composed by persons of fame and celebrity in the practice of Regimen and Cookery'.

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