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Cookery-book: 17th / 18th century
Credit: Wellcome Library, London
Explore medicinal and culinary recipes through the ages with this collection of 16th-19th century domestic recipe manuscripts.
The Library holds an unrivalled collection of domestic recipe manuscripts spanning the 16th century to the 19th century. Some of these manuscripts have been digitised and are now freely available online.
Researchers have used these recipe books for a diverse range of research topics including:
All recipe books are available under a Creative Commons Attribution license; they can be freely downloaded and reused in any situation, so long as attribution is given to Wellcome Library.
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