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NELSON, Harriet Schuyler   

In neither the American edition nor later British editions of "365 desserts" is the compiler named. The book was registered for copyright in the United States in 1900 but DLC informs me that in 1916 there was some question about the author's identity. This was cleared up, to the satisfaction of DLC and the US Copyright Office, via correspondence in July of that year with the author, Harriet Schuyler Nelson.

  • 365 desserts
    • 1. 365 | desserts | a dessert for every day in the year | selected from | Marion Harland, Mrs. Lincoln | Good Housekeeping, Table Talk | and others
      London: [printed in USA for] Dean and Son Ltd; nd
      15.0 x 9.5 cm   Pp [i-ii] tp, 1-182, [i-ii] ads   [1s on p ii of ads]   Red cloth  
      GB:   *LoEN   OB  

      An advertisement on the last printed page lists this title as No. 4 in "The "365" series of cookery books". LoEN and OB date this edition [1906]. EngCat records this title published by Dean in August 1906.
      For information about the series, see the series name.% 5188b

    • 2. — [Title as first cited edition]
      London: [printed in USA for] Dean and Son Ltd; nd
      15.0 x 9.5 cm   Pp [i-ii] tp, 1-182   [1s 6d on binding]   Red cloth  
      GB:   LB   *OPo(F)  

      The LB copy matches that at OPo(F) except that it has no price on the binding. Inscribed on the inside face of the binding of the LB copy is "Xmas wishes & love 1912 Edward."% American editions: NUCat lists Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs and Co, [1900].% 5188b

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