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  • Plain dinners
  • Subjects: diets, uric-acid-free, vegetarian cookery,

    • 1. [First edition of "Plain dinners']

      The dated preface on page 5 of the 1905 edition (see below) suggests that the first edition of this title was published in 1904.

    • 2. — Plain dinners | a help to a uric-acid-free diet. | By | Alice Braithwaite. | Author of | "The Starchy Foods in Health and Sickness."
      Harrogate: Alice Braithwaite; London: Richard J. James; [1905]
      18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-7] 8-44   [6d on binding]   Faded blue(') paper  
      GB:   *LB   LWel  

      There are two prefaces in this edition: the "Preface to second edition' on page 3 dated Harrogate, March 1905; and the "Preface' on page 5 dated Harrogate, January 1904. The latter states that the book is "the record of purely personal experiment and observation on the lines laid down by Dr Haig'.
      The five chapters are entitled "The starchy foods versus acid', "Dinners', "Recipes', "Some aspects of nutrition' and "Additional points of interest'. There are twelve menus in the dinners chapter and thirty-eight numbered recipes in the recipes chapter.% 0265

  • Plainer fare and less of it
  • Subjects: diets, uric-acid-free, vegetarian cookery,

    • 1. Plainer fare | and | less of it | a practical supplement to | "Problems in Diet" | by | Alice Braithwaite | author of "Problems in Diet," "Plain Dinners," etc.
      Harrogate: the author; London: Richard J. James; 1908
      18.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-vii [viii] ix [x], [1-2] 3-162, [i-ii] publ ads   Green cloth  
      GB:   *LB   LoEN   OB  
      US:   CtY  

      The preface is dated Harrogate, April 1908. The following text is arranged in two parts, "Precept' and "Practice'. Included in the second part are 186 numbered recipes.

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