Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes
SPIKIN, A. M.
- Kirton Town Hall recipe book
Kirton Town Hall, | Floral Bazaar, July 24th and 25th, 1913. | This book has been compiled by A. M. Spikin, | who takes this opportunity to sincerely thank all | contributors for the very ready and generous support | accorded to her.
Boston: printed by The Lincolnshire Standard Ltd; 1913
18.5 x 12.0 cm Pp [1-2] 3-83 [1s on binding] Brown paper covered boards with design featuring 2 female cooks on front
GB: *Priv coll
The cover-title reads, "Kirton Town Hall recipe book". Printed on the title-page is the quotation "We may live without poetry, music and art; we may live without conscience and live without heart; we may live without friends; we may live without books, but civilized man cannot live without cooks, he may live without books # what is knowledge but grieving? He may live without hope # what is hope but deceiving? He may live without love # what is passion but pining? But where is the man that can live without dining?"
The text contains 333 numbered recipes.
According to a note on page 83, the proceeds from the sale of the book were to be given to the Town Hall Site Fund.
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