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GUARRACINO, Miss Beatrice   


The preface of "Recipes worth trying' by Mrs W. H. Edwards, 1912, cites this author as "Miss' Guarracino.

  • "Please, M'm, the butcher!"
  • Subjects: general, menus,

    • 1. "Please, M'm, the butcher!" | A complete guide to catering for the | housewife of moderate means, with | menus of all meals for a year, | numerous recipes, and fifty-two | additional menus of dinners | without meat | by | Beatrice Guarracino
      London: T. Fisher Unwin; nd
      19.5 x 13.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-vi [vii] viii, 1-567 [568]   [6s on p ii]   Maroon cloth  
      GB:   LB   LCF   LoEN   OB  
      US:   KMK   ICJ   NN   NIC(HA)   *NNNAM  

      The verso of the title-page of the fifth impression says the first edition was issued in 1902 and Axford 38 cites this date; however, the only entry in EngCat 1901-1905 is for an edition published in March 1903. All the British libraries cited as locations and NUCat date this edition [1903].

    • 2. — [Title as first edition] | Second impression
      London: T. Fisher Unwin; nd
      18.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-vi [vii] viii, 1-567 [568]   Rebound  
      GB:   *LCS  

      This was published in 1905 according to the verso of the title-page of the fifth impression.% 2020

    • 3. — [Another edition, third impression, nd]

      BCat Maclaren lists an undated third impression which the fifth impression records as published in 1909.% 2021

  • The book of meals
    • 1. The book of meals | ("Please, M'm, the butcher!") catering | for the housewife of moderate means, | with menus of all meals for a year, | numerous recipes, and fifty-two | additional menus of dinners without | meat. By Beatrice Guarracino
      London: T. Fisher Unwin Ltd; [1922]
      19.5 x 13.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-vi [vii] viii, 1-567 [568]   Blue cloth  
      Bib:   B204  
      GB:   LoEN   OB  
      US:   *DLC   LU  

      This is the fourth impression with a new short-title, "The book of meals'.

    • 2. — [Title as [1922]]
      London: T. Fisher Unwin Ltd; [1924]
      19.5 x 13.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-vi [vii] viii, 1-567 [568]   Blue cloth  
      GB:   LB   LCS   LL   *OPo(F)  

      Printed on the verso of the title-page is "First edition 1902 < Second impression 1905 < Third impression 1909 < Fourth impression 1922 < Fifth impression 1924'.% 2023


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