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DELIEE, Felix J. or A.(?)   


  • The Franco-American cookery book
  • Subjects: menus, france, cookery of, united states, cookery of,

    • 1. [First edition of "The Franco-American cookery book', 1884]
      Bib:   A170  
      US:   DLC   WU   OrU   OCl   PPWa   ICJ   MCR  

      Although NUCat and Axford cite New York as the sole place of publication, the DLC copy bears the imprint "New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1884'.

    • 2. — The | Franco-American | cookery book | or | how to live well and wisely every day | in the year | containing over 2,000 recipes | by | Felix J. Deliee | Caterer of the New York Club: ex-Chef of the Union and Manhattan Clubs | A new treatise, containing 365 different bills of fare, giving concise in- | structions how to properly prepare and serve all kinds of | domestic and foreign culinary provisions in every way for | each succeeding season, and mostly convenient for | private families, clubs, restaurants, | hotels, etc., etc. | Second edition, revised
      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons; 1885
      23.0 x 14.5 cm   Pp [i-ii] iii-iv, 1-626   Quarter red leather, green cloth  
      GB:   *LCF  
      US:   NNNAM  

      There are 365 numbered and dated menus, each followed by the corresponding recipes.
      The LCF copy is signed in black ink on the recto of the blank leaf preceding the title-page "A1 Monsieur Alfred Suzanne avec tous mes compliments Felix A. Deliee'. The middle initial is clearly "A' and not "J' as printed on the title-page.% 0749

    • 3. — [Title as second edition] | Fifth edition, revised
      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press; 1886
      23.0 x 14.5 cm   Pp [i-ii] iii-iv, 1-626   Quarter red leather, green cloth  
      GB:   *LCF  

    • 4. — [Title as second edition] | Sixth edition, revised. With illustrations
      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press; 1891
      23.0 x 14.5 cm   Pp [i-ii] iii-v [vi], 1-626   12 num pls incl frontis  
      GB:   *ScGUSc  

    • 5. — [Another edition, seventh, 1893]
      US:   MoU  

      NUCat lists the seventh edition, New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1893. The seventh edition was republished several times in the following years (see entries below).% 0752

    • 6. — [Another edition, seventh, 1898]
      US:   Mi  

      NUCat cites New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1898.% 0753

    • 7. — [Title as second edition] | Seventh edition, revised. With illustrations
      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press; nd
      23.0 x 14.5 cm   Pp [i-ii] iii-v [vi], 1-626, [i-vi]   Quarter red leather, green cloth  
      US:   *DLC  

      The copyright date of 1884 is on the verso of the title-page. DLC dates its copy [1902']. Bitting 120 describes a seventh edition dated 1884 without brackets. Axford 170 lists a seventh edition dated 1902 without brackets. It seems likely that both the Bitting and Axford entries refer to the DLC copy.% 0753a

    • 8. — [Another edition, seventh, 1907]
      US:   MCR  

      This was also published by G. P. Putnam's Sons.% 0754

    • 9. — [Another edition, seventh, 1910]
      US:   NN   OClW  

      NUCat records the imprint as "New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1910'.% 0755


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