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FRERE, Miss Catherine Frances   died 1921


Miss Frere also edited "The cookery book of Lady Clark of Tillypronie" (see Clark, Lady Charlotte) and, according to the introduction of "A proper newe booke of cokerye', her friend Hildagonda Duckitt's two cookery books: "Hilda's "Where is it'" of recipes' and "Hilda's diary of a Cape housekeeper'.

  • A proper newe booke of cokerye
  • Subjects: reprints and facsimiles,

    • 1. A proper newe | booke of cokerye | edited by | Catherine Frances Frere | with notes, introduction and glossary; | together with some account of domestic | life, cookery and feasts in Tudor days, | and of the first owners of the book, | Matthew Parker, Archbishop of Canterbury, | and Margaret Parker his wife. | Original title page faces p. clxiv.
      Cambridge: W. Heffer and Sons Ltd; [London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co Ltd]; 1913
      21.0 x 13.5 cm   Pp [1-2] ad, [i-v] vi-viii [ix] x-clxiv [clxv-clxvi], 1-124   Brown cloth  
      Bib:   A335   B168  
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      US:   DNAL   CLSU   OCU   MiU   ICJ   MB   DLC   NN   NIC   MCR   NNNAM   OCl  

      This is a reprint of an undated sixteenth-century cookery book left to Corpus Christi College by Matthew Parker, Archbishop of Canterbury, who died in 1575. Pages ix-clxiv are the introduction. The cookery book is reprinted on the recto of pages 3-57 with the editor's notes in red on the facing pages. There is a glossary-index on pages 59-115 and a bibliography on pages 117-124.


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