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BOOTH, Annie M.   


As well as writing "Simple cookery' and co-authoring "The amateur cook' with Katharine Burrill, Annie M. Booth wrote the 36-page booklet "Tried and tested recipes, adapted to present day requirements', Gloucester: Minchin and Gibbs, [1916].% 0235

  • Simple cookery
  • Subjects: general,

    • 1. Simple cookery | including vegetarian and invalid dishes, | confectionery, ices, etc. | by | Annie M. Booth | Senior Staff Teacher of the Domestic Economy School | Gloucester
      London: Grant Richards; 1903
      19.0 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-vi] vii [viii], 1-344   Red cloth  
      Bib:   A365   B49  
      GB:   LB destroyed   *LCF   OB  
      US:   DLC   ICJ  

      In the preface, which is dated January 1903, the author thanks Mrs Whyte and Miss Manders for allowing her to use some of their recipes in the chapter on sweetmaking (entries for books by Whyte and Manders are under their respective names). The text contains 950 numbered recipes in three sections entitled "Simple cookery', "Household cookery' and "Superior cookery'.

    • 2. — Simple cookery | including vegetarian and invalid dishes | confectionery, ices, &c. &c. | by | Annie M. Booth | Second edition # revised and enlarged
      Gloucester: Minchin and Gibbs; London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co; 1906
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v [vi], 1-465 [466]   Grey cloth  
      GB:   *LB   LoEN   OB  

      In the preface to the second edition, which is dated October 1906, the author states, "I have fully revised all the old matter, besides adding a considerable number of new (tested) recipes.... I have altered the arrangement of the chapters, and also the index.'% 0237

    • 3. — [Title as 1906] | Third edition # revised
      Gloucester: Minchin and Gibbs; London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co; 1909
      18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-vi], 1-465   Grey cloth  
      GB:   *Priv coll  

      The copy is inscribed in ink by the author on the front end-paper "E E Graves with love from A M B 1909'.% 0238

    • 4. — [Title as 1906] | Fourth edition # revised and enlarged
      Gloucester: Minchin and Gibbs; London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co; [1911]
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-vi], [1] 2-531 [532]   Grey cloth  
      GB:   *LB   LoEN  

      The preface to the fourth edition is signed "A. M. B. Gloucester, May, 1911."% 0239

    • 5. — Simple cookery | including vegetarian and invalid dishes | confectionery, ices, &c., &c, | by | Annie M. Booth | Fifth edition # revised and enlarged
      Gloucester: Minchin and Gibbs; London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co; [1916]
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-vi], [1] 2-560  
      GB:   *OPo(F)  

      The preface is dated October 1916. This edition contains economical recipes for wartime and describes the use of the hay box.% 0240


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