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REED, Myrtle   1874-1911


Myrtle Reed wrote under the pseudonym Olive Green. OB catalogues this author by her married name, McCullough, Myrtle Reed.

  • Everyday desserts
  • Subjects: desserts,

    • 1. Everyday desserts | by | Olive Green
      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press; 1911
      16.0 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-2] publ ad, [i-ii] iii-iv [v-vi], 1-525, [i-vii] publ ads   Blue gingham  
      Bib:   A139  
      GB:   *LoEN  
      US:   DLC   NN   OCl   ICJ   MB   NNNAM missing  

      The title-page is printed in red and black. This volume is listed opposite the title-page as No. 9 in "Putnam's homemaker series".

    • 2. — [Title as first edition]
      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press; nd
      16.0 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-2] publ ad, [i-ii] iii-iv [v-vi], 1-525   Blue gingham  
      Bib:   B199  
      US:   *DLC  

      The title-page is in black only. Printed on the verso of the title-page is "Copyright, 1911... Second impression".

  • Everyday dinners
  • Subjects: meals, dinner,

    • 1. Everyday dinners | by | Olive Green
      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press; 1911
      16.0 x 10.0 cm   Pp [1-2] publ ad, [i-ii] iii-iv [v-vi], 1-410, [i-vi] publ ads   Blue gingham  
      Bib:   A139  
      GB:   *LoEN  
      US:   DLC   ICJ   WaS   NN  

      The title-page is printed in red and black.
      This volume is listed opposite the title-page as No. 10 in "Putnam's homemaker series". It was later published together with No. 1, "What to have for breakfast", and No. 2, "Everyday luncheons", to make the final number in the series, No. 11, "The Myrtle Reed cook book", New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, 1916.
      Recipes for all the different courses are followed on pages 291-382 by a menu for every day in the year.

    • 2. — [Another edition, [1911]]
      Bib:   B199  

      Bitting 199 cites an edition dated [1911]. The entry likely refers to an undated edition bearing the copyright date only.

  • Everyday luncheons
  • Subjects: meals, lunch,

    • 1. Everyday | luncheons | by | Olive Green
      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press; 1906
      16.0 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-2] publ ads, [i-ii] iii [iv], 1-327, [i-v] publ ads   Rebound  
      Bib:   A139  
      GB:   LoEN   *OPo(F)  
      US:   DLC   ICJ   NIC   WU   PPL   PP   OCl   MB   NN   NNNAM  

      The title-page is printed in red and black.
      This volume is listed opposite the title-page as No. 2 in "Putnam's homemaker series". It was later published together with No. 1, "What to have for breakfast", and No. 10, "Everyday dinners", to make the final number in the series, No. 11, "The Myrtle Reed cook book", New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, 1916.
      The text includes menus for 365 luncheons, one for every day in the year.

    • 2. — [Title as first edition]
      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press; nd
      16.0 x 10.0 cm   Pp [1-2] publ ad, [i-ii] iii [iv], 1-327, [i-v] publ ads   Blue gingham  
      GB:   *Bookseller's stock  

      Printed on the verso of the title-page is "Copyright, 1906... Fourth impression".

    • 3. — [Title as first edition]
      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press; nd
      16.0 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-2] publ ad, [i-ii] iii [iv], 1-327,[i-v] publ ads   Blue gingham  
      Bib:   B199  
      US:   *DLC  

      The title-page is printed in red and black. Printed on the verso of the title-page is "Copyright, 1906... Fifth impression".
      This copy of the fifth impression is in The Bitting Collection at DLC. The catalogue card incorrectly dates the book 1906 without brackets.

  • How to cook fish
  • Subjects: fish,

    • 1. How to cook fish | by | Olive Green
      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press; 1908
      16.0 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-2] publ ad, [i-ii] iii-v [vi], 1-522, [i-vi] publ ads   Blue gingham  
      Bib:   B199  
      GB:   LoEN   *WYoLU(B)  
      US:   DLC   NIC   MB   OCl   ICJ   NN  

      The title-page is printed in red and black. This volume is listed opposite the title-page as No. 5 in "Putnam's homemaker series".

  • How to cook meat and poultry
  • Subjects: meat, cooking with, poultry, cooking with,

    • 1. How to cook | meat and poultry | by | Olive Green
      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press; 1908
      16.0 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-2] publ ad, [i-ii] iii [iv], 1-504, [i-vi] publ ads   Blue gingham  
      Bib:   B199  
      GB:   *LoEN  
      US:   DLC   WU   NIC   MB   NN   OCl   ICJ  

      The title-page is printed in red and black. This volume is listed opposite the title-page as No. 6 in "Putnam's homemaker series".

  • How to cook shell-fish
  • Subjects: seafood, cooking with,

    • 1. How to cook | shell-fish | by | Olive Green
      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press; 1907
      16.0 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-2] publ ad, [i-ii] iii [iv], 1-335, [i-vii] publ ads   Blue gingham  
      Bib:   B199  
      GB:   LoEN   *OPo(F)  
      US:   DLC   NN   NIC   MB   ODW   OCl   ICJ  

      The title-page is printed in red and black. This volume is listed opposite the title-page as No. 4 in "Putnam's homemaker series".

  • How to cook vegetables
  • Subjects: vegetables, cooking with,

    • 1. How to | cook vegetables | by | Olive Green
      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press; 1909
      16.0 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-2] publ ad, [i-ii] iii-v [vi], 1-644, [i-iv] publ ads   Blue gingham  
      GB:   LCS   *LoEN  
      US:   DLC   OCl   WU   ICJ   NN  

      The title-page is printed in red and black. This volume is listed opposite the title-page as No. 7 in "Putnam's homemaker series".
      Each chapter covers recipes for a different vegetable. The chapters are arranged alphabetically by vegetable from artichokes to turnips. The text ends with a section of miscellaneous recipes.

  • One thousand salads
  • Subjects: salads,

    • 1. One | thousand salads | by | Olive Green
      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons; 1909
      16.0 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-2] publ ad, [i-ii] iii [iv], 1-415, [i-vii] publ ads   Blue gingham  
      Bib:   B199  
      GB:   LoEN  
      US:   *DLC   FTaSU   WaS   ICJ   MB   KMK   WU   PP   OCl   OClW  

      The title-page is printed in red and black. This is No. 8 in "Putnam's homemaker series".

    • 2. — [Another edition, 1910]
      US:   NN   OU  

    • 3. — [Another edition, March 1911]

      Recorded on the verso of the title-page of the 1912 edition.

    • 4. — [Title as first edition]
      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press; [February] 1912
      16.0 x 10.0 cm   Pp [1-2] publ ad, [i-ii] iii [iv], 1-415, [i-vi] publ ads   Blue gingham  
      GB:   *Bookseller's stock  
      US:   NN  

      The title-page is printed in red and black. Printed on the verso of the title-page is "Copyright, 1909... Published, November, 1909 < Reprinted, March, 1910; March, 1911 < February, 1912".

  • One thousand simple soups
  • Subjects: soups,

    • 1. One thousand | simple soups | by | Olive Green
      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press; 1907
      16.0 x 10.0 cm   Pp [1-2] publ ad, [i-iv] v [vi], 1-376, [i-v] publ ads   Blue gingham  
      Bib:   B199  
      GB:   *LoEN  
      US:   DLC   NN   MB   NIC   PP   OCl   ICJ  

      The title-page is printed in red and black. This volume is listed opposite the title-page as No. 3 in "Putnam's homemaker series".

  • What to have for breakfast
  • Subjects: meals, breakfast,

    • 1. What to have for | breakfast | by | Olive Green
      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press; 1905
      16.0 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-2] publ ad, [i-iv] v [vi], 1-283, [i-v] publ ads   Blue gingham  
      GB:   LCS   LWel   *LoEN  
      US:   DLC   NIC   WaS   ICJ   PP   PPL   OCl   NN   MB  

      The title-page is printed in red and black.
      This volume is listed opposite the title-page as No. 1 in "Putnam's homemaker series". It was later published together with No. 2, "Everyday luncheons", and No. 10, "Everyday dinners", to make the final number in the series, No. 11, "The Myrtle Reed cook book", New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, 1916.
      The book opens with chapters on "The philosophy of breakfast", "How to set the table" and "The kitchen "Rubaiyat"". Recipes follow. On pages 191-259 the author supplies a menu for every day in the year.

    • 2. — [Another edition, 1906]
      US:   NN   NNNAM missing  

      Bitting 199 cites an edition dated [1906]. It may or may not correspond to the editions at NN and NNNAM which both libraries record as dated 1906 without brackets.


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