[Sca-cooks] Pynson's Book was The Tiniest Little Gloat

Johnna Holloway johnna at sitka.engin.umich.edu
Tue Feb 19 09:25:12 PST 2008

Those seeking more information might see this article that appeared in 2000.
Sources of, and Analogues to, the /Noble Boke of Cokery/  . . . . . . . 
. . . . . . . Constance B. Hieatt 
 /Journal of the Early Book Society for the Study of Manuscripts and 
Printing History. /Volume 3 (2000)
Edited by Martha Driver, Pace University.  Copies run about $25.00 for 
the volume.
Try interlibrary loan for just the paper.


Johnna Holloway wrote:
>  Constance Hieatt and Brenda Hosington have done the 
> recipe work.
> It's been finished for a number of years and we make mention to it in 
> the Concordance of English Recipes.
> Johnnae
> silverr0se at aol.com wrote:
>> Marc's cohort Richard is attempting to decipher a 1502 (or was it 1602, Selene?) manuscript recipe book, whose owner the Marquis of bath will not let them see the original. He's working from a 1950's microfiche that has the backside of the pages showing thru, so he is going somewhat nuts.
>> It was a great evening, well worth staying out past bedtime.
>> Renata

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