Anne Boys her Booke
Anne Boys (17th century)
Height x width x depth: 20.6 x 15.3 x 2.4 cm (8 1/8 x 6 x 15/16 in.)
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Manuscript bound in calf. Book of recipes and household formulae. Dated 2 May 1648. The first 52 pages are in Anne Boys’ fine copperplate hand. Later additions are in various hands. The sources of many of the recipes are noted.
Ann Durrant (early 19th century); John Mercer Durrant Platt; Lloyd and Vivian Hawes, Wellesley, MA; her bequest to MFA, June 2000.
The Lloyd and Vivian Hawes Collection