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MILES, Eustace Hamilton   born 1868


Athlete and academic, owner of his own restaurant and cookery school, Eustace Miles was also a prolific writer of books and pamphlets on health issues. Many of these publications contain some guidance on cooking.

  • Eustace Miles Restaurant recipes
  • Subjects: vegetarian cookery,

    • 1. [Second edition of "Eustace Miles Restaurant recipes', 1906]
      GB:   LB destroyed  

      BMCat cites the second edition, London: Eustace Miles, 1906, pages viii, 227.

    • 2. — [Another edition, third, 1907]
      Bib:   B325  
      US:   NN  

      Bitting 325 cites the third edition, revised throughout and enlarged, London: Eustace Miles, 1907, pages 280.% 5118

    • 3. — Eustace Miles Restaurant | recipes | by | Eustace Miles, M.A. | formerly Scholar of King's College, Cambridge, and Honours coach and lecturer at Cambridge; | member of the Executive Council of the National League of Physical Education and Improvement, 1905; | editor of Cassell's "Physical Educator" etc.; amateur champion of England at tennis, 1899 to 1903, | 1905 and 1906, and at racquets, 1902 (and in the doubles, 1902, 1904 to 1906], of America | at racquets, tennis, and squash-tennis, 1900, formerly holder of the gold prize; | author of "A Boy's Control and Self-expression," etc. | Fifth edition. Revised throughout, and enlarged
      London: Eustace Miles; 1907
      10.0 x 17.0 cm   Pp [i-vii] viii, [1] 2-319 [320]   [1s 6d on binding]   Red paper  
      GB:   *LoEN   OB  

      The preface is signed "Eustace Miles. 40, 41, and 42, Chandos Street, Charing Cross, W.C. November, 1907.' The text contains 116 numbered recipes, printed one to the recto of each leaf (advertisements for the author's products, courses and books are printed on the verso). Recipes 97 onwards are headed "New recipes added in the fifth edition'.% 5119

  • The food reformer's companion
  • Subjects: vegetarian cookery,

    • 1. The | food reformer's | companion | with ninety recipes | by | Eustace Miles, M.A. | author of | "Quick and Easy Recipes for Healthy Meals," etc.
      London: Mills and Boon Ltd; [1910]
      18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-xvi, [1] 2-186, [i-vi] author's and publ ads, 1-31 [32] publ ads   [2s 6d on binding]   Blue cloth  
      GB:   LB   *LoEN   OB  
      US:   CtY  

      "Published 1910' is printed on the verso of the title-page. The book is in four parts: I "The case for sensible food reform stated plainly", II "Properties of the non-flesh foods', III "The cooking of the non-flesh foods" and IV "How to begin a non-flesh diet'. There are only eighty-nine numbered recipes, not ninety as stated in the title.

  • Health and fitness
  • Subjects: vegetarian cookery,

    • 1. Health and | fitness | simple hints for employe2s | with 30 quick, cheap, tasty, | and sustaining recipes for | foods and drinks | by | Eustace Miles, M.A. | author of "How to Remember," | "The Eustace Miles System of Physical Culture," | "Ten Rules of Health," etc.
      London: Richard J. James; nd
      17.5 x 11.5 cm   Pp [1-7] 8-38   [2d on binding]   Red paper  
      GB:   *LB   OB  

      Although the text includes advice on exercises, cleanliness, recreation and rest, the greater part of the book # pages 13-32 # is on food and cookery. There are thirty-two numbered recipes, not thirty as stated in the title. LB and OB date the book [1909].
      The OB copy has an unpaginated leaf of advertisements following page 38.

  • The new cookery of unproprietary foods
  • Subjects: vegetarian cookery,

    • 1. The new cookery | of unproprietary foods | by | Eustace Miles, M.A.
      London: S. W. Partridge and Co; nd
      17.0 x 11.5 cm   Pp [1-4] 5-128   Green cloth  
      GB:   LB   *LCF   LoEN   OB  

      In a footnote on page 10 Miles thanks Mr J. F. Blatch, his chef, for preparing and testing the recipes. LB, LoEN and OB date the book [1906].

  • Some of my recipes with prices and reasons
  • Subjects: vegetarian cookery,

    • 1. Some of my recipes | with prices and reasons | by | Eustace Miles, M.A., | formerly Scholar of King's Coll., Cambridge, Assistant-Master at Rugby School, | and Honours coach and lecturer at Cambridge; amateur champion at | tennis 1899 to 1903, at racquets in 1902, holder of the gold | prize; author of "Muscle, Brain, and Diet," etc.; | editor of Cassell's "Physical Educator," etc.
      London: George Routledge and Sons Ltd; New York: E. P. Dutton and Co; nd
      18.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp 1-8 ads, [i-ii] iii-xvi, 1-112   [1s on spine]   Green paper with man writing at desk on front  
      GB:   LB   *LoEN   OB  

      This title is part of "The fitness series' edited by Miles. The text contains 100 numbered recipes preceded by forty-eight pages of dietetic theory which include a chapter on "Hints about choice and cooking'. LB, LoEN and OB date the book [1904].

  • Threepence a day for food
  • Subjects: vegetarian cookery,

    • 1. Threepence a day | for food. | By | Eustace Miles, M.A. | formerly Scholar of King's College, Cambridge; amateur champion | at tennis, 1898 to 1903 and 1905, at racquets, 1902; editor of | Cassell's "Physical Educator"; member of the Executive | Council of the National League of Physical Educa- | tion and Improvement, 1905; author of "A | Boy's Control and Self-expression," etc
      London: Archibald Constable and Co Ltd; 1906
      16.0 x 10.5 cm   Pp [i-viii], [1] 2-96   [1s on binding]   Red paper  
      GB:   *LoEN   OB  

    • 2. — Threepence a day | for food. | By | Eustace Miles, M.A., | formerly Scholar of King's College, Cambridge; amateur champion | at tennis, 1898 to 1903 and 1905, at racquets, 1902; editor of | Cassell's "Physical Educator"; member of the Executive | Council of the National League of Physical Educa- | tion and Improvement, 1905; author of "A | Boy's Control and Self-expression," etc. | Second impression.
      London: Archibald Constable and Co Ltd; 1906
      16.5 x 10.5 cm   Pp [i-viii], [1] 2-96   [1s on binding]   Red paper  
      GB:   *LB  


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