Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes
NAPIER, Mrs Robina
- A noble boke off cookry
A | noble boke | off cookry | ffor a prynce houssolde | or eny other estately houssolde | reprinted verbatim from a rare ms. | in the Holkham Collection | edited | by Mrs. Alexander Napier.
London: Elliot Stock; 1882
21.5 x 17.0 cm Pp [1-2] rooster headpiece, [i-v] vi-xiii [xiv], [1-3] 4-136, [i] owl tailpiece Grey-green paper covered boards
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The introduction is signed "Robina Napier. Holkham Vicarage, Dec., 1881.'
Bitting 339 states that there were three printings of the manuscript: the first printing was in 1500 by Richard Pynson, the King's printer; the second printing was by John Byddell; this is the third.
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