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VALE1RIE, Madame   


  • Cookery for amateurs
  • Subjects: france, cookery of,

    • 1. Cookery for amateurs: | or, | French dishes for English homes | of all classes. | Contains 610 recipes for | simple cookery, middle class cookery, superior | cookery, cookery for invalids, breakfast | and luncheon dishes, | and | menus for 6, 8, 10, and 12 persons, for each | month of the year. | By Madame Vale1rie.
      London: L. Upcott Gill; 1884
      19.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-ii] tp, [1] 2-154   Lacks binding  
      GB:   LB destroyed   *LoEN   OB  

      In the introduction Madame Vale1rie refers to herself as a French woman and a clergyman's wife who "came to this country [presumably England]... many years ago...." The text contains 610 numbered recipes, most with both their English and French names. The recipes are followed by menus cross-referenced to the appropriate recipes in the book. LB and OB date this edition 1884 [1883].

    • 2. — [Another edition, second, nd]
      US:   NN film reproduction, negative  

      Like the first edition, the second was published in London by L. U. Gill and has 154 pages. EngCat records a new edition published in January 1894 at the price of 1s.


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