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Booke of Cookry

By W., A.

subjects: cookery, serving,

  • 1. 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
    GB:   LeU(B)  

    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

  • 2. — 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
    GB:   LeU(B)  

    Contents as 1584, with more on banquets.
    With index.
    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.

    PR 24896