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  • The best diet for a working man
  • Subjects: vegetarian cookery, menus,

    • 1. The best diet | for a working man, | with a month's dietary, | by | R. E. O'Callaghan. | Price one penny. [Cover-title]
      London: The London Vegetarian Society; nd
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1] 2-32   1d   Orange paper  
      GB:   LB   *LoEN   OB  

      On pages 1-18 the author presents an argument for vegetarianism in the form of a conversation between himself and workmen on the Metropolitan Railway. Pages 19-24 contain a dietary for January, covering the meals of breakfast, dinner and tea. Recipes are on pages 24-30, and vegetables and fruits in season each month are given on pages 31-32.
      LoEN dates its copy [1890]; LB and OB date their copies [1889].

  • How to begin vegetarianism
  • Subjects: vegetarian cookery,

    • 1. 2 d. | How to begin | vegetarianism | with | month's dietary | and | cookery book. | By | R. E. O'Callaghan. [Cover-title]
      No place: no publ; nd
      17.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-ii] ads, [1] 2-32, [i-ii] ads   2d   Blue paper with woodland scene on front  
      GB:   *LB   LoEN  

      The recipes are on pages 13-32. Both LB and LoEN date the book [1897].

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