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ARNOLD, Mrs Augusta   1844-1903


Mrs Arnold's maiden name was Foote. She wrote under the pseudonym Mary Ronald. I presume that her fictitious last name, Ronald, was arrived at by rearranging the letters of her real surname, Arnold.

  • The century cook book
  • Subjects: general,

    • 1. [First edition of "The century cook book", 1895]
      GB:   LB destroyed  

      BMCat cites "The century cook book", London: [printed in New York for] T. F. Unwin, 1895, pages xiv, 587.

    • 2. — The | century cook book | with a new supplement of one hundred | receipts of especial excellence | by | Mary Ronald | This book contains directions for cooking in its various branches, | from the simplest forms to high-class dishes and ornamental pieces; | a group of New England dishes furnished by Susan Coolidge; | and a few receipts of distinctively Southern dishes. It gives also | the etiquette of dinner entertainments # how to serve dinners # | table decorations, and many items relative to household affairs
      New York and London: [printed in USA for] D. Appleton-Century Co Inc; 1937
      20.0 x 13.0 cm   Pp [iii-viii] ix-xi [xii] xiii-xiv [xv-xvi], 1-635   Brown cloth with decorative pattern on front  
      Bib:   A57  
      GB:   LB   *OPo(F)  
      US:   DLC   NN   KMK   MoKL   Or  

      Printed on the title-page is the quotation ""Now good digestion wait on appetite and health on both" # Macbeth".% American editions: These were published by The Century Co in New York in 1895, 1896, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1905, 1909, 1913, 1917, 1920 and 1922. All are cited in NUCat or in Bitting 405 except for the 1905 edition held by NNNAM. LoEN holds New York: The Century Co, 1895.

  • Luncheons
  • Subjects: meals, lunch,

    • 1. Luncheons | a cook's picture book | a supplement to The | Century Cook Book | by | Mary Ronald | author of The Century Cook Book | Illustrated with over | two hundred photographs
      London: T. Fisher Unwin; 1902
      20.0 x 14.0 cm   Pp [i-vii] viii [ix-x], [1-3] 4-223   Maroon cloth  
      GB:   LB   LWel   LoEN   OB   *OPo(F)   WYoLU(B)  

      A different chapter covers each of the eleven courses in a luncheon.% American editions: NUCat cites New York: The Century Co, 1902. Bitting 405 catalogues New York: The Century Co, 1906.


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