[Sca-cooks] The Epulario
johnnae at mac.com
Sun Aug 8 13:25:45 PDT 2010
The Huntington has a copy of course. In fact it's the copy they
microfilmed and have up on EEBO.
Title Epulario, or The Italian banquet: wherein is shewed the maner
how to dresse and prepare all kind of flesh, foules or fishes. As also
how to make sauces, tartes, pies, &c. After the maner of all
countries. With an addition of many other profitable and necessary
things. Translated out of Italian into English
Imprint London : Printed by A[dam] I[slip] for William Barley, and are
to bee sold at his shop in Gratious street, neere Leaden-hall, 1598
Description  p. ; (4to)
Note A translation of: Opera nova chiamata Epulario
Printer's name from STC Signatures: [A]¹ B-L⁴ (-L4)
Running title reads: The Italian banquet
Heh copy Binding by Riviere. Trimmed.
Provenance: Caldecott copy; collated by W.C.M., 19 Sept. 1868; binding
stamped with monogram of William Henry Miller Bibl refs
STC (2nd ed.), 10433 ESTC (RLIN), S105525
LoC gives their copy as Description:  p. ; 19 cm. (4to)
Signatures: [A]1 B-K⁴ L⁴(-L4)
On Aug 8, 2010, at 4:08 PM, Terry Decker wrote:
> I haven't seen any information on the actual size of the volume,
> however, this edition of the Epulario is an Elizabethean quarto.
> That means the book consists of single sheets of paper being folded
> twice to produce four leaves (8 pages). The common height for
> quarto editions 11 to 12 inches high and 8 or 9 inches wide, but
> keep in mind that actual standardization of publishing sizes is a
> 19th Century "thang" and Elizabethean quartos have some variation.
> The printing is Black Letter. The number of pages is 80 (according
> to the EEBO catalog). A modern printing by the EEBO runs 88 pages.
> ----- Original Message -----
> I am desperately trying to find out the original size and other
> about ³The Epulario².
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