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THWAITES, Mrs Isabella   


EpicureDir 1899, page 101, cites Mrs Thwaites as holding "Cookery Diploma; First-Class Certificate, Theoretical Chemistry; Queen's Prize, Practical Chemistry; Advanced Certificate, Physiology; Health Certificate, Society of Arts; First-Class Certificate, Thrift; First-Class Certificate, Clothing; Society of Arts Certificate, Hygiene, etc". Her position is listed as Principal, International School of Cookery and Domestic Economy, Liverpool. @Mrs Isabella Thwaites may be the editor of "Keenora cookery book" described above under Thwaites, Mrs.

  • Fish cookery
  • Subjects: fish,

    • 1. Fish cookery | including many new recipes, entrees, | soups, sauces, &c., fish cookery for | invalids, special instructions for | frying, keeping fish good, &c. | By | Mrs. John B. Thwaites | teacher of cookery and domestic economy.
      Liverpool: Edward Howell; [London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co, and Hamilton, Adams and Co; Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd]; 1883
      16.5 x 10.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii-xii, 1-99 [100]   Red cloth with fish on front  
      GB:   LB   LoEN   OB   *OPo(F)  
      US:   MH  

      The London and Edinburgh publishers are printed on page ii, opposite the title-page. The preface is dated August 1883.

  • Further new dishes
  • Subjects: general,

    • 1. Further | new dishes. | By | Mrs. Thwaites | teacher of cookery, Liverpool. | Authoress of "Fish Cookery | articles on "Health | &c. &c.
      Liverpool: printed by Rockliff Brothers Ltd; 1891
      18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-9] 10-46, [i-ii] ads   Brown paper with a leaf-bird-and-butterfly border on front  
      GB:   *Priv coll  

      There are no closing quotation-marks on the title-page.
      The preface is signed "Isabella Thwaites. 71A Bold Street, Liverpool, 1891." In the preface the author refers to the demand for her last two publications of 1887 and 1889. "Recipes of ten days' cookery lectures" may be the work of 1887. I have not found a title dated 1889.

  • Recipes and hints for the cooking of fish, poultry and game
  • Subjects: fish, poultry, cooking with, game, cooking with,

    • 1. Recipes and hints | for the cooking of | fish, poultry, & game, | including the preparation of the necessary | sauces, dressings, and adjuncts. | By | Mrs. Thwaites, | Diplomee, National School of Cookery; Principal, International School | of Cookery, Liverpool. | Also, by other writers, | some interesting facts concerning the natural history | of the most popular varieties of food fishes, and | hints on selection, trussing, etc., of | poultry and game.
      London: "Fish trades gazette" Office; 1896
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-5] 6-48   Orange paper  
      GB:   *OB  

      The preface is signed "Isabella Thwaites. 30, Falkner Street, Liverpool."
      The BMCat entry for this title matches the OB volume except that the date is in square brackets. The LB copy is destroyed.

  • Recipes of ten days' cookery lectures
  • Subjects: general,

    • 1. Recipes | of | ten days' | cookery lectures, | by | Mrs. Thwaites, | teacher of cookery, Liverpool. | Authoress of "Fish Cookery," articles in "Health," &c., &c. | Second edition, with many new recipes.
      Liverpool: printed by Scholl and McGee; nd
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-5] 6-44 [45]   Green paper  
      GB:   *Priv coll  

      The preface is signed "I. Thwaites. 13, Oxford Street, Liverpool, May 30th, 1887."


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