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WILLIAMS, Jennie B.   


The author's given names appear as both Jennie B. and Jennie C. on the title-pages of her books. Both LB and NUCat catalogue her work under Jennie B.; LoEN enters her work under Jennie C.

  • Just for ourselves cookery book
  • Subjects: general,

    • 1. Just for ourselves | cookery book | edited by | Jennie B. Williams | author of "Just for Two Cookery Book
      London, New York and Toronto: Hodder and Stoughton; nd
      18.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-vi, 1-294 [295]   [2s 6d on p ii]   Blue cloth with 5 dinner plates on front  
      Bib:   B498  
      GB:   LB   LCS   *LoEN   OB  
      US:   ICJ  

      There are no closing quotation-marks following ""Just for two cookery book" on the title-page.
      "Just for ourselves cookery book" is one title in "The woman's economical series". As well as covering the topics found in cookery books of a general nature, the text includes a chapter each on sweet pickles and sour pickles. LB, LoEN and OB date the volume [1912].
      The OB copy has the original dust-jacket glued to the front end-paper.

  • Just for two cookery book
  • Subjects: catering for one or two,

    • 1. Just for two | cookery book | containing tested re- | cipes for two persons | by | Jennie C. Williams
      London: Hodder and Stoughton; nd
      18.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-vi [vii-viii], 1-311 [312]   Brown cloth  
      GB:   LB   *LoEN   OB  

      One of "The woman's economical series", the book was written especially for the young housewife who has not yet started a family. LB, LoEN and OB date the first English edition [1910].

    • 2. — [Title as first edition] | Second edition
      London: Hodder and Stoughton; 1910
      19.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-vi [vii-viii], 1-311 [312]   Green cloth  
      GB:   *Priv coll  

    • 3. — [Title as first edition] | Fourth edition
      London, New York and Toronto: Hodder and Stoughton; nd
      19.0 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-vi [vii-viii], 1-311 [312]   Blue cloth with 2 small china plates on front  
      GB:   *OPo(F)  

      In contrast to the title-page, on the binding the author's name appears as Jennie B. Williams.% Other editions: In Canada and the United States the book was published under the title, "Us two book containing tested recipes for two persons". BMCat cites Toronto: Musson Book Co, [1909], and a revised and enlarged edition, Toronto: Musson Book Co, [1916]. NUCat records New York: Barse and Hopkins, [copyright 1909], and New York: Harper, [1920].


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