Medicinal and Culinary Miscellany


Miscellany of medical recipes, culinary recipes, and other ephemera, mostly in Italian (Bolognese dialect), some in Latin. Incomplete composite manuscript, compiled for personal use. Variety of scribal hands. One dated folio (32v): "3 Dbre 1614 in bolog(n)oa." Some lively pen trials and doodles (50-51).

In Collection:
Subject Language Identifier
  • Shelf Mark: Ms.Brown.It.1
Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 33 leaves; 30 x 22 cm.
Alternative title
  • Fifteenth-century leaf from a medicinal and culinary miscellany (fol. 38)
Additional physical characteristics
  • Folio with old 17th-century foliation 31-62, modern foliation in pencil, on paper with the exception of one leaf of reused medieval parchment (36). Paper quality and size inconsistent, some watermarks visible. Bound in plain modern boards. A few leaves stained and fraying near the end.
Physical repository Collection
  • Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts Collection
  • Purchased by Bruce and Dorothy Brown from Maggs Bros. Ltd, London, July 1992.
Provider Genre Archival item identifier
  • Accession Number: 1992-044-2
Fonds title Fonds identifier Is referenced by Date digitized
  • February 23, 2012
Transcript Technical note
  • Metadata by KD.
  • Contact Special Collections and University Archives for access to the original manuscript and for reproduction requests (fee for reproductions). This material is made available on this site for research and private study only.

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