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The Cookery Collection began with a donation of 1, printed volumes and some manuscript volumes presented to the library by Blanche Legat Leigh in Some books from the Blanche Legat Leigh collection were on display. This encouraged a private collector, John F. Preston, to donate British volumes published from to to Leeds in The most notable feature of this collection is its coverage of English cookery books published from to the mids. Special Collections acquired the Michael Bateman Collection in Beer and ale brewing has been a popular topic on our blog of late, I was delighted to see that the Brotherton has a rich collection of texts on the history of brewing.
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Could you tell us a little more about the Chaston Chapman collection? Alfred Chaston Chapman was an analytical and consulting chemist who worked primarily in relation to brewing. He was President of the Institute of Brewing from His collection of books on the history of brewing was donated to the University of Leeds in The subjects covered include wine and winemaking, distillation and the distilling industry, drinking customs, ciders and whisky, and legal issues surrounding alcohol.
The brewing collection makes for fascinating reading and contains some entertaining and amusing titles. An intriguing collection of concoctions, it contains a recipe for Oxford Punch. Among the required ingredients are six glasses of calves-feet jelly, the juice of four oranges and ten lemons, half a pint of white wine, a pint of French brandy and a pint of Jamaica rum. It is full of practical advice for the gardener on the growing of fruit including peaches, cherries, plums and grapes. Langley gives practical advice on pruning and caring for plants and about picking and preserving their fruit.
Langley has drawn detailed illustrations of the blossom, buds and fruit of various trees. What tips can you offer to help users find them via your catalog or finding aids? This is a good way to gain an overview of the content of the collection.
A dedicated search box enables the users to carry out searches within the cookery collections only. We have also grouped all our Cookery Printed Books and Cookery Manuscripts together in two distinct collections to help researchers to navigate the catalogue. If you want advice or wish to visit Special Collections please email us. The Library supports the teaching and research of the Bowdoin community, a small liberal arts college in Maine. Our library also has branches that specialize in science, music, and art.
Manuscript holdings date from as early as the 13th century and are particularly rich for research into the early history of Massachusetts and Maine; antislavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction; Arctic studies and exploration; Maine writers; politics and government; and Bowdoin College, its alumni, faculty, and presidents. Complementing these resources are thousands of photographs and audio recordings, hundreds of maps, and a growing array of digital surrogates.
The Esta Kramer Collection of American Cookery is a comprehensive gathering of printed American cookery books, dating from the eighteenth through early twentieth century and containing more than books. The strength of the collection is from the Colonial era through , though important works through are integrated. The collection was assembled by Clifford Apgar and is named after Esta Kramer, who made a generous gift to Bowdoin College to enable its acquisition.
Can you give us a few highlights from the collection? Or, can you highlight one or two of your favorite items?
Modern Cookery, in All Its Branches - Eliza Acton, Sarah J Hale - Google книги
Cincinnati: Geo. The book is a great example of a make-do kitchen vernacular binding, in this case a hand-stitched blue gingham. Throughout the interior are food stains indicating heavily used or at least messy recipes. On the interleaved blanks are manuscript recipes, all in one hand, but in many different inks indicating the growth of this recipe collection over time, further supplemented by printed recipe clippings pasted down and laid in throughout.
The advertisements that appear at the back of the book represent businesses both in Kentucky and Ohio, illustrating the geographical interplay between the location of writing and publication. From [Amelia Simmons, et al]. An American Orphan, American Cookery, or, The art of dressing viands, fish, poultry, and vegetables; and the best modes of making puff-pastes, pies, tarts, puddings, custards, and preserves.
And all kinds of cakes, from the imperial plumb to plain cake. Other recipes call for cranberries and turkey, both indigenous to America. From Catharine E. Another highlight from the collection is a first edition of Catharine E.
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Ford and Company, This book has particular resonance for the Bowdoin community since Harriet Beecher Stowe and her sister Catharine Beecher lived in Brunswick, adjacent to campus, and the College now owns the home they lived in. The collection is full of wonderful and rare cookery books, these are just three examples. There are further highlights listed on our website. Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography.
Learn more at Author Central. Previous page. Kindle Edition. Modern cookery for private families, reduced to a system of easy practice in a series of carefully tested receipts in which the principles of Baron Liebig and other eminent writers have been as much as possible applied and explained [Hardcover]. The Best of Eliza Acton. Recipes from her classic Modern cookery for private families Selected and edited by Elizabeth Ray, etc. With illustrations. The English Bread-book for domestic use, adapted to families of every grade, etc.
Modern cookery, for private families Newly revised and much enlarged edition. Modern cookery in all its branches: Reduced to a system of easy practice for the use of private families. Poems - Primary Source Edition. Next page. They both seemed to like that corner.
What were your overall impressions of the fair, from a strictly buyers standpoint? Well put-together, as usual? Saw plenty of tickets being written. How was the buying? In recent years you have had great luck at Sacramento. One of the best parts of exhibiting, in our not so humble opinion… seeing what is available before anyone else! While I did buy some things that I thought interesting, in terms of potential profit, I see the end results as being modest, at best.
Certainly such has happened in the past at this fair [even once or twice for yours truly], so who can say? What do you think for the future? Will you continue to attend Sacramento as a buyer only or are you considering exhibiting at any upcoming Sacramento fairs? As I said, Jim does a great job, and the fair is apparently well supported by both the local exhibitors and the local book buyers.
Well… we can all hope that Vic might exhibit at Sacramento again perhaps when there is no Giants game to be watched! Sit back with a scone or some leftover pizza and enjoy these five reasons as to why you should look twice at cook books! It is hard, for example, to compare the price of a car in to the price of a car in However, you look at a recipe book or a menu and you can see the direct change ordering two eggs in versus ordering them in !
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