Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes
Booke of Cookry
By W., A.
A Booke of Cookry very ne: / cessary for all such as de / light therin, gathe= / red by A. W. // And now newly / enlarged with the / serving of / meats to the / Table. / And the proper sau- / ces to eche of them / most convenient. /Printed by John Allde. 1584.
John Allde 1584 (1587, 1591, 1594, etc.)
8.2 x 13.2 [i - iv] 2[2v - > 3v] [v-vi]4-40[40v] 41[41v][42-43 8o A-E8 F4
4o : tp should be Ai but is separate.
First gathering numbered on every 'even' leaf. Leaves are numbered consecutively from second gathering.
With index + a 'Table' of serving which is roughly equivalent to an index to content.
1584: L; 1591: Bod; 1594: BL; 1587: L
STC 24896, see also PR 24895
A /Booke of Cookrye: / very necessary for all such / as delight therein, // Gathered by A. W. // And now newlye enlarged / with the serving in of / the Table. // With the proper sauces to each of them most convenient.
Edward Allde 1587
8.5 x 14 8o A-F8
Contents as 1584, with more on banquets.
Leaves numbered consecutively 8-43 [44-46]. A = A1 [tipped in] [A2] 3, 3, 5, 5, 7, 7.
Another copy measured 6.2 x 12.2.