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HOOPER, Mary   


Other cookery books by Mary Hooper include "Handbook for the breakfast table' first published in 1873 and "Little dinners: how to serve them with elegance and economy' first published in 1874. Both went through many editions. She also wrote "Wives and housewives: a story for the times', London: Houlston and Sons, 1875.% 2142

  • Cookery for invalids, persons of delicate digestion, and for children
  • Subjects: invalid cookery,

    • 1. Cookery for invalids, | persons of delicate digestion, | and for children. | By | Mary Hooper, | author of "Little Dinners," "Wives and Housewives," | Professor of Domestic Economy | Crystal Palace School of Art, etc.
      London: Henry S. King and Co; 1876
      18.0 x 11.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-xi [xii-xiii] xiv-xvi, [1] 2-175, [i] blank, [1-3] 4-47 publ ads   [3s 6d on p 21 of ads]   Red cloth  
      GB:   LB   LCF   LCS   LWel   *LoEN   OB   WYoLU(B)  
      US:   MCR   MB   NIC(HA)  

      The preface is dated 15 November 1875. The publisher's advertisements are dated February 1876.
      The LB copy lacks the half-title. The title-page is missing from the LCF copy.
      The NUCat entry for the 1876 edition at MCR, which describes the library's copy as having 54 pages, is incorrect. A librarian confirms that the pagination matches the LoEN copy described here.

    • 2. — Cookery for invalids, | persons of delicate digestion, | and for children. | By | Mary Hooper, | author of "Little Dinners," "Every-day Meals," etc., | Professor of Domestic Economy, Crystal Palace School of Art, etc. | Second edition.
      London: C. Kegan Paul and Co; 1879
      17.5 x 11.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-xi [xii-xiii] xiv-xvi, [1] 2-175, [1-2] 3-32 publ ads  
      Bib:   A87   B233  
      GB:   LCS   LWel   *OPo(F)  
      US:   DLC   PPC  

      Page 13 of the publisher's advertisements in the third edition cites 3s 6d as the price of the second edition.% 2144

    • 3. — [Title as 1879] | Third edition.
      London: Kegan Paul, Trench and Co; 1883
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-xi [xii-xiii] xiv-xvi, [1] 2-175, [i] blank, [1-2] 3-44 publ ads   Red cloth with crossed fork and knife on front  
      GB:   *Priv coll  

    • 4. — [Another edition, fifth, 1886]
      US:   PPD  

      NUCat lists the fifth edition, London: Kegan Paul, 1886.% 2146

    • 5. — Cookery for invalids, | persons of delicate digestion | and for children. | By | Mary Hooper, | author of "Little Dinners," "Wives and Housewives." | Professor of Domestic Economy < Crystal Palace School of Art, etc. | Sixth edition.
      London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Tru4bner and Co Ltd; 1892
      17.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-xi [xii-xiii] xiv-xvi, [1] 2-175   Red cloth with crossed fork and knife on front  
      GB:   LB   *WYoLU(B)  

    • 6. — [Another edition, seventh, 1904]
      US:   NN  

      NN holds the seventh edition, London: K. Paul, Trench, Tru4bner and Co Ltd, 1904.% 2148

  • Every day meals
  • Subjects: general,

    • 1. Every day meals | being economic and wholesome recipes for | breakfast, luncheon, and supper | by | Mary Hooper | author of "Little Dinners," "Cookery for Invalids," etc. | Professor of Domestic Economy, Crystal Palace School of Art, etc., etc.
      London: Henry S. King and Co; 1877
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv-x [xi] xii-xvi, [1-3] 4-311   Red cloth with tea-pot, eggcup and condiments set on front  
      GB:   *LWel  
      US:   MB  

    • 2. — Every day meals | being economic and wholesome recipes for | breakfast, luncheon, and supper | by | Mary Hooper | author of "Little Dinners," "Invalid Cookery," etc. | Professor of Domestic Economy, Crystal Palace School of Art, etc. etc. | Second edition
      London: C. Kegan Paul and Co; 1878
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv-x [xi] xii-xvi, [1-3] 4-311, [i] blank, [1] 2-32 publ ads   [5s on p 14 of publ ads]   Red cloth with tea-pot, eggcup and condiments set on front  
      GB:   LB micro OB   *LCF   LoEN   OB  
      US:   MB  

      LB dates this edition 1878 [1877].% 2150

    • 3. — Every day meals | being economic and wholesome recipes for | breakfast, luncheon, and supper | by | Mary Hooper | author of "Little Dinners," "Cookery for Invalids," etc. | Professor of Domestic Economy, Crystal Palace School of Art, etc. etc. | Fourth edition
      London: Kegan Paul, Trench and Co; 1883
      18.0 x 11.5 cm   Pp [1-2] ht, [i-iii] iv-x [xi] xii-xvi, [1-3] 4-312, [1-2] 3-44 publ ads   Red cloth with crossed fork and knife on front  
      GB:   LB destroyed   *LWel  

      Unlike the first edition, there is no comma preceding the final "etc.' on the title-page.
      LB dates the fourth edition 1883 [1882] and page 1 of the publisher's list is dated "8.82'.
      Page 13 of the publisher's advertisements cites 5s as the price of the third edition.% 2151

    • 4. — [Another edition, fifth, 1883]

      Page 433 of Health Ex Lib 1884 lists the fifth edition, London: Kegan Paul, Trench and Co, 1883.% 2152

    • 5. — Every day meals | being economic and wholesome recipes for | breakfast, luncheon, and supper | by | Mary Hooper | author of "Little Dinners," "Cookery for Invalids," etc. | Professor of Domestic Economy, Crystal Palace School of Art, etc. etc | Sixth edition
      London: Kegan Paul, Trench and Co; 1884
      17.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv-x [xi] xii-xvi, [1-3] 4-312, [1-2] 3-44 publ ads   [2s 6d on p 14 of publ ads]   Red cloth with crossed fork and knife on front  
      GB:   *Priv coll   LB  

      There is now neither a comma preceding nor a full stop following the final "etc' on the title-page.% 2153

    • 6. — [Another edition, seventh]

      This is advertised for 2s 6d in the 1891 edition of Miss Mary L. Allen's "Luncheon dishes'.% 2154

    • 7. — [Another edition, eighth]

      The eighth edition is advertised for 2s 6d in the twenty-second edition of "Nelson's home comforts' published in 1903.% 2155

  • Good plain cookery
  • Subjects: general,

    • 1. Good plain cookery. | By | Mary Hooper, | author of | "Little Dinners," "Every-day Meals," "Cookery for | Invalids," etc., etc.
      London and New York: Ward, Lock and Co; [1882]
      18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-2] ads, [i-v] vi [vii] viii-xiv, [15] 16-180, [i-xiv] publ ads   Brown cloth  
      GB:   LB   *LoEN   OB  
      US:   MH  

      The preface is signed "Mary Hooper. Norwood, 1882.' LoEN dates the book [1882]. It is advertised on the verso of the half-title as one of "Ward and Lock's useful handbooks'.

    • 2. — [Another edition, nd]

      CBCat 23 lists "Good plain cookery and the economical housewife', nd [about 1894], pages 175, 116 and index, illustrated.% General comments: OPo(F) has a copy of "Good plain cookery' which appears to be a re-issue of the LoEN [1882] edition. The pagination is the same except that there is an extra, unpaginated, pink leaf of publisher's advertisements inserted between pages vi and vii, before the preface. The volume is bound in green cloth, with a different series title, "All about it books', on the spine. An advertisement for Dewhurst's Sewing Cotton on page xiii at the back of the book, which cites a medal won in 1885, indicates that the OPo(F) copy was published after the LoEN edition.
      MCR holds a copy of this title which it dates 1882 without brackets.% 2157 ======================================================================= =


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