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BRISSE, Baron Le2on   1813-1876


  • 366 menus and 1200 recipes of the Baron Brisse
  • Subjects: france, cookery of, menus,

    • 1. 366 menus | and | 1200 recipes | of the | Baron Brisse | in French and English | translated by | Mrs. Matthew Clark
      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington; 1882
      18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-viii [ix] x-xvi, [1] 2-400   Quarter blue leather, grey cloth with menu on front  
      Bib:   A392   B61  
      GB:   *LoEN   OB  
      US:   DLC   PPL   PPULC  

      "Les 366 menus du Baron Brisse. E2dition nouvelle des 365 menus..." (Bitting 61, Vicaire 122) was published in Paris by E. Donnaud in 1868 and went through several editions. The translator, who signs herself Mrs Edith Matthew Clark, explains that she first translated the book for her cook, then allowed her version to be published to satisfy her friends' requests for the recipes in English.

    • 2. — [Another edition, second, 1883]

      Listed in CBCat 9/77.% 0501

    • 3. — [Title as 1882] | Third edition.
      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington; 1884
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-viii [ix] x-xvi, [1] 2-400, [1] 2-29 [30] 31-32 publ ads   Quarter blue leather, grey cloth with menu on front  
      GB:   *OPo(F)  

      An advertisement in the LoEN copy of Mary Harrison's "The skilful cook' of 1884 gives the price of 5s for this edition.% 0502

    • 4. — [Title as 1882] | Fourth edition.
      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington; 1884
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-viii [ix] x-xvi, [1] 2-400   Quarter blue leather, grey cloth with menu on front  
      GB:   LB   *LG  

      The LB copy lacks pages vii-x.% 0503

    • 5. — [Title as 1882] | Fifth edition.
      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington; 1886
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-viii [ix] x-xvi, [1] 2-400, [1] 2-29 [30] 31-32 publ ads   Quarter blue leather, grey cloth with menu on front  
      GB:   *LB  

    • 6. — [Another edition, sixth, 1888]

      This edition is listed in George H. Ellwanger's "The pleasures of the table' as published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington.% 0505

    • 7. — [Title as 1882] | Seventh edition
      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington Ltd; nd
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-viii [ix] x-xvi, [1] 2-400   Quarter blue leather, grey cloth with menu on front  
      GB:   *LWel  

    • 8. — [Another edition, eighth, 1896]
      US:   CSfA(SL)  

    • 9. — [Title as 1882] | Ninth edition
      London: Sampson Low, Marston and Co Ltd; nd
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-4] ads, [i-v] vi-viii [ix] x-xvi, [1] 2-400, [i-vi] ads   Quarter blue leather, grey cloth with menu on front  
      GB:   *Priv coll  

    • 10. — 366 | menus | & | 1200 | recipes | of the | Baron Brisse | in French & English | translated by | Mrs. Matthew Clark | Tenth edition
      London: J. M. Dent and Co; 1909
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-2] ht, [i-v] vi-viii [ix] x-xvi, [1] 2-400   Brown cloth  
      GB:   *ScGUSc  

      The title-page is printed in red and black. This edition cost 2s 6d according to an advertisement in Mary Harrison's "The skilful cook' of 1909.% 0509

    • 11. — The | classic cookery | of | Baron Brisse | 366 menus | and | 1200 recipes | in French & English | translated by | Mrs Matthew Clark
      London, Toronto and Melbourne: J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd; [1979]
      [>6.50]  

      This is a facsimile of the 1909 edition. The title-page transcription is from a photocopy supplied by the publisher.% 0510


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