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SUZANNE, Alfred   

Most of Suzanne's cookery books were published in Paris in French; some were issued in Paris and London in French; only three were published in London in English translation: "Egg cookery", "A book of salads" and "Potato cookery". Charles Herman Senn is cited as co-author on the title-page of the latter two books.

  • Egg cookery
  • Subjects: eggs,

    • 1. [First edition of "Egg cookery", 1886]
      GB:   LB destroyed  

      BMCat cites "Egg cookery: one hundred and twenty ways of cooking and serving eggs", London: Newton and Eskell, 1886, pages 79.

    • 2. — Egg cookery. | One hundred and fifty ways | of | cooking and serving eggs. | By | Alfred Suzanne, | twenty-eight years Chef de Cuisine to the Earl of Wilton; now Chef to the | Duke of Bedford, K.G. | Second edition.
      London: Newton and Eskell; 1887
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-7] 8-97, [i-v] ads   Brown cloth  
      Bib:   V811  
      GB:   LB   *LCF   LoEN   OB  

      The following quotation is printed on the title-page: ""The discovery of a new dish does more for the happiness of the human race than the discovery of a planet." # Brillat-Savarin."
      There are 156 numbered recipes, thirty more than the first edition according to the preface.%
      LCF has a second copy which is rebound and lacks leaves of advertisements at the back of the volume.% French editions: The preface of the twelfth French edition says that the first edition appeared in 1884. Vicaire 810 cites, BMCat lists as destroyed, and LoEN and OB hold, an unnumbered edition of "100 manie1res d'accommoder et de manger les oeufs" dated 1885. OPo(F) has an undated third edition of "100 manie1res...". The undated, fifth edition, now called "200 manie1res d'accommoder et de servir les oeufs", is at LCF. The tenth edition, entitled "250 manie1res d'accommoder et de servir les oeufs" and dated 1900, is at NNNAM. The twelfth edition, called "250 manie1res..." and dated 1903, is held by LCF.% Other editions: Vicaire 811 ref

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