Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes
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
[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.
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
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 | 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.
Subjects: meals, lunch,
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