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A noble boke off cookry

By NAPIER, Mrs Robina

subjects: reprints, facsimiles, recipes from old manuscripts,

  • 1. 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
    Bib:   B339  
    GB:   LB   LG   LWel   LoEN   OB   *OPo(F)   WYoLU(B)  
    US:   OrU   MH   CtY   NcGU   DLC   DP   CLSU   OCl   MeB   NIC   AAP   MU   ICU   InMCoP   NNNAM  

    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.