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Murrell, John   


  • Daily exercise for ladies and gentlewomen
  • Subjects: confectionary, preservation,

    • 1. A daily / exercise / for ladies and / gentlewomen. // Whereby they may learne and practise the whole Art of / making pastes, preserves, marma- / lades, conserves, tarstuffes, gel- / lies, breads, sucket candies, / cordiall waters, conceits / in sugar-works of / severall kindes. / As also to dry lemonds, oranges / or other fruits. // Newly set forth, according to the now / approved receipts used both by ho- / nourable and worshipfull personages. / by / John Murel Professor thereof. /
      Widow Helme   1617
      12o A-G12
      GB:   LB  

      A3 Dedication To: Mrs Elizabeth Bingham, wife of Nicholas Bingham.
      A5: Table indexed to numbered recipes.
      A12 Address: to the Gentle Reader: to buy the moulds, go to the bookseller.

      PR 18301

  • New booke of cookerie
  • Subjects: cookery, carving,

    • 1. A / New booke / of Cookerie / Wherein is set forth a most per- / fect direction to furnish an extraordi- / nary, or ordinary feast, either in sum- / mer or winter. // Also a bill of fare for fish daies, fa- / sting daies, ember-weekes or Lent. / And likewise the most commendable / fashion of dressing, or sewing, either / flesh, fish, or fowle: for making of / gellies, or other made-dishes for service, / to beautify either noblemans or / Gentlemans Table. // Together with the newest fashion of / cutting up any farle. // Hereunto also is added the most exquisite / English cookerie. // All set forthÉ
      John Braune   1617
      [i-viii] 1-101 [102]   8o A-G8 H3
      GB:   LB  

      A3 Dedication: to vertuous Mrs Francis Herbert
      A4v-A8v: Table, indexed to page number and by page number.

      PR 18300

    • 2. — A / New Booke / of / Cookerie / wherein is set forth a most per- / fect direction to furnish an extraor- / dinary, or ordinary feast, either in / summer or winter. / Also a bill of fare for fish daies, fa- / sting daies, Ember-weekes or Lent. / And likewise the most commendable / fashion of dressing, or serving, either / flesh, fish, or fowle: for making of / gellies, [or other] made-dishes for service, / to be[autify] either noblemans or / Gentlemans Table. // Together with the best and newest Art / of serving and sewing. //All set forth according to the now new / English and French fashion. // By John Murrell.
      1617 (probably between 1617 - 1638)
      8.2 x 14.0   [i-iv] 1-188 [189-200]   8o A-N8 lacking A1
      GB:   LB  

      A3 Dedication: Gentlewoman Mrs. Martha Hayes: daughter of Sir Thomas Hayes late Lord Mayor of City of London

  • Murrels two books of cookerie
  • Subjects: carving, cookery,

    • 1. Murrels / two Books / of / Cookerie / and / carving. //The fifth time printed with / new Additions. //
      A / New Booke / of / Cookerie. // Wherein is set forth a most perfect direction to furnish an extraor / dinary, or ordinary feast, either in / summer or winter. // Also a bill of fare for fish daies, fasting daies, Ember-weekes or Lent. // And likewise the most commendable / fashion of dressing, or serving, either / flesh, fish, or fowle: for making of / gellies, or other made-dishes for service, / to beautify either Noblemans or / gentlemans Table. // Together with the best and newest Art / of Carving and sewing. //All set forth according to the now new / English and French fashion. // By John Murrell. [A2]
      M. F.   John Marriot   1638
      [i-iv] 1-188 [189-202]   8o A-N8
      GB:   LB  

      [A2]: Titlepage for "A New Booke of Cookerie".
      A3: Dedication: To the virtuousÉ Mrs. Martha Hayes: daughter to late Lord Mayor of City Sr Thomas Hayes
      Tables: N2-N8, indexed to page number.

      PR 18303

  • Murell's second booke of cookerie
  • Subjects: confectionary, cookery,

    • 1. The / second / booke / cookerie. // Wherein is set forth the newest / and most commendable fashion of / dressing, boyling, sourcing, or roast- / ing, all manner either flesh, fish, / or any kinde of fowle. // Together with an exact order of ma / king kickshawes, or made-dishes, of any / fashion, fit to beautifie either Noble- / mans or Gentle-mans table. // All set forth according to the now new / English and French fashion. / by / John Murrell. // The fifth impression.
      John Marriot   1638
      [i-iv] 1-188 [189-202]   8o A-N8
      GB:   LB  

      Printed to follow "A New Booke of Cookerie" (1638).
      [F5] Title-page
      [F6] Dedication: To the right worshipfullÉ Lady Browne, wife of John Browne.
      Note: 'kickshawes' = derived from 'quelque choses'.


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