Receipt book [17th-18th century]


Hand-written leather-bound receipt book. Unknown authors. Includes recipes for food, medical and beauty treatments/ailments - please see attached index for more details. The original orientation of the pages has been maintained, therefore some text is upside down.

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The receipt book is in the possession of the Howard-Saunders family, who have kindly allowed Oxford Brookes Library to scan the book and make it available on RADAR.

Teaching subject area

History, Hospitality, Nutrition and Food Science , Sociology

Date produced


Faculty or department

Directorate of Learning Resources\Library


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  • Collection: OER
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