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ATKINSON, Miss Amy and Miss Grace Holroyd   


EpicureDir 1899 lists both authors. The entry on page 50 for Miss Amy Atkinson describes her as a teacher of cookery with a "first-class full diploma, National Union, Leeds School", living at 10 Springfield Mount, Leeds. Her positions are given as "Outside Staff, Leeds Council of Education; Teachers' Technical School, Batley and District". Miss Grace Holroyd is described on page 73 as a teacher of cookery and laundry work with a "full diploma, National Union, Leeds School, second-class, September 8th, 1893; first-class, May 21st, 1897", now Principal at the Bradford School of Cookery and Laundry Work and a gas cookery lecturer. Her address is given as 2 Mount View, Headingley Lane, Leeds.

  • Practical cookery
  • Subjects: general,

    • 1. Practical cookery. | A | collection of reliable recipes, | compiled by | Amy Atkinson | and | Grace Holroyd, | (1st Class Diplomees National Union for Training Women in Domestic Science,) | with an introduction | on | cookery by gas. | Price one shilling.
      Leeds: printed and published by Nutt and Co; 1900
      18.0 x 11.5 cm   Pp [1-3] 4-198 [199-200], i-viii index   1s   Rebound  
      GB:   *WYoLCe  

    • 2. — Third edition. | Practical cookery. | A | collection of reliable recipes, | compiled by | Amy Atkinson | and | Grace Holroyd, | (1st Class Diplomees National Union for Training Women in Domestic Science,) | with an introduction | on | cookery by gas. | Price one shilling. | Post free, 1/3.
      Leeds: Nutt and Co; 1903
      18.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] ads, [1-3] 4-202, [i] ii-vi index   1s   Green cloth  
      GB:   *LoEN   OB   WYoLU(B)  
      US:   DNAL   ICJ  

    • 3. — Fourth edition. | Practical cookery. | A | collection of reliable recipes, | compiled by | Amy Atkinson | and | Grace Holroyd, | (1st Class Diplomees National Union for Training Women | in Domestic Science,) | with an introduction | on | cookery by gas. | Price one shilling. | Post free, 1/3.
      Leeds: Nutt and Co Ltd; 1906
      18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-vi] ads, [1-3] 4-210, [i] ii-vi index   1s   Greenish blue cloth  
      GB:   *Priv coll   WYoLCe  

    • 4. — [Another edition, fifth, 1909]

      A private collector reports the fifth edition, Leeds: printed and published by Nutt and Co Ltd, 1909.% 0091

    • 5. — Sixth edition. | Practical cookery. | A collection of reliable recipes, | compiled by | Amy Atkinson | and | Grace Holroyd, | (1st Class Diplomees National Union for Training Women | in Domestic Science), | with an introduction | on | cookery by gas. | Price one shilling. | Post free, 1/3.
      Leeds: printed and published by Nutt and Co Ltd; 1911
      18.0 x 11.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] ads, [1-3] 4-222 [223], [i] ii-vii index   1s  
      GB:   LB   LoEN   OB   *OPo(F)  
      US:   NN  

    • 6. — Seventh edition. | [Title as 1911 except the comma following "Science)" is now a full stop]
      Leeds: Nutt and Co Ltd; 1915
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-vi] ads, [1-3] 4-220, [i] ii-vii index   1s   Green cloth  
      GB:   LWel   *WYoLU(B)  

    • 7. — Ninth edition. | Practical cookery, | a collection of reliable recipes. | Compiled by | Amy Atkinson | and | Grace Holroyd | (1st Class Diplomees | National Union for Training Women in Domestic Science). | With an introduction | on | cookery by gas. | Price two shillings. | Post free 2/3.
      Leeds: printed and published by Nutt and Co Ltd; nd
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-3] 4-214, ii-vii index   2s  
      GB:   LB   *OPo(F)  

      There is no page i to the index which begins halfway down page 214. LB dates its copy, bound in blue cloth, [1925"].% 0094

    • 8. — Tenth edition. | [Title as ninth edition]
      Leeds: printed and published by Nutt and Co Ltd; nd
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-3] 4-214, ii-vii index   2s   Bluish green cloth  
      GB:   *Priv coll  

    • 9. — Eleventh edition. | [Title as ninth edition]
      Leeds: printed and published by Nutt and Co Ltd; nd
      17.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-3] 4-214, ii-vii index   2s   Green cloth  
      GB:   *Priv coll  

    • 10. — Practical cookery | a collection of reliable recipes | compiled by | Amy Atkinson | and | Grace Holroyd | (1st Class Diplomees | National Union for Training Women in Domestic Science) | with an introduction | on | cookery by gas
      Leeds: printed and published by Nutt and Co Ltd; nd
      18.0 x 11.5 cm   Pp [1-3] 4-214, ii-vii index   Blue cloth  
      GB:   *OPo(F)  

      From appearances, this unnumbered edition was published after the dated and numbered editions described above.% 0097


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