A Collection of Ordinances and Regulations for the Government of the Royal Household, Made in Divers Reigns. From King Edward III to King William and Queen Mary. Also Receipts in Ancient Cookery.
A Collection of Ordinances and Regulations for the Government of the Royal Household, Made in Divers Reigns. From King Edward III to King William and Queen Mary. Also Receipts in Ancient Cookery.
A Collection of Ordinances and Regulations for the Government of the Royal Household, Made in Divers Reigns. From King Edward III to King William and Queen Mary. Also Receipts in Ancient Cookery.

A Collection of Ordinances and Regulations for the Government of the Royal Household, Made in Divers Reigns. From King Edward III to King William and Queen Mary. Also Receipts in Ancient Cookery.

London: John Nichols for the Society of Antiquaries, 1790.

First Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Good Condition. Item #CAT000513
ISBN: NoISBN

Half blue bonded leather over cloth. Minor scattered foxing, otherwise bright internally. xxii, 476pp. Cagle 624, Bitting 532.

Scattered food mentions in the ordinance section (including a long section "A Declaration of the Particular Ordinances of Fares for the Dietts to be Served to the King's Highness, the Queen's Grace...") and then transcription of a ca. 14th century cookery manuscript from page 425 to the end. Potage de Frumenty, Drawen Benes, Felettes in Galentyne. Interest in the culinary history of England was just awakening and a number of important works were unearthed and printed around this time. Size: 4to (quarto). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Law & Criminal Studies. Inventory No: CAT000513.

Price: $400.00