Von Truckenen Obst: alss erstlich Zitronat=Pomerantzen=und Citronen=Schalen einzumachen, Germany, c. 1720.

(MANUSCRIPT: German cookery.)

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16.5cm x 10cm. [2], 40 leaves followed by [50] blank leaves. Contemporary green vellum wallet binding, some rubbing to the binding, edges speckled blue, green silk wallet ribbon.A charmingly bound manuscript on fruit preserves and jams. Included are recipes for how to dry the zest of citrus fruits and various methods for preserving apples, pears, plumbs, quince, and fresh almonds. The jam recipes include those for cherry and rose, red current, mulberry, rosehip, apple, pear, and apricot. Interestingly quince takes a place of pride, with recipes for a variety of jams including a "well spiced" one, as well as quince paste and quince bread. The final two recipes instruct on how to preserve grapes and unfermented must. With the 19th-century armorial bookplate of the Bavarian noble family von Schrottenberg on a preliminary leaf and a 19th-century shelfmark label on the upper front cover. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Von Truckenen Obst: alss erstlich Zitronat=...
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