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The Tollemache Book of secrets : a descriptive index and complete facsimile with an introduction and transcriptions together with Catherine Tollemache's Receipts of pastery, confectionary c / by Jeremy Griffiths, completed by A. S. G. Edwards.

  • Author

    Griffiths, Jeremy

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    [London] : The Roxburghe Club, 2001.

  • Subject

    Tollemache, Timothy John Edward Baron 1939- Library Catalogs.

    Home economics Early works to 1800

    Helmingham Hall Manuscripts

  • Accession number


  • Class

    SR Fine Print Collection - 93.02 England/GRI

  • Language


  • Physical description

    xx, 301 p : facsims ; 26 cm.

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'"Book of Secrets" is an informal miscellany of practical texts, apparently assembled for the use of the household at Helmingham Hall' - p. xiii. "May be dated ... to late fifteenth or early sixteenth century ... ownership inscription of Catherine Tollemache inside front wrapper indicates that the manuscript came into her possession some time after 1581" -- P. 2. Foreword by Nicolas Barker. Spine title: Book of secrets. Presented to the members of the Roxburghe Club by Lord Tollemache. Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-301) and descriptive index (p. 15-39). "Translation of Treatise of fishing with an angle" -- P. [285]-293. Facsimiles in Latin and Middle English, with English translations and transcriptions., Fine Print Collection.