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RORER, Mrs Sarah Tyson   1849-1937


Mrs Rorer wrote numerous cookery books most of which were issued solely in the United States. For a bibliography of her publications and a thoroughly researched account of her life and work, see "Sarah Tyson Rorer: the nation's instructress in dietetics and cookery" by Emma Seifrit Weigley, Philadelphia: The American Philosophical Society, 1977.

  • Mrs Rorer's new cook book
  • Subjects: general,

    • 1. [An edition of "Mrs Rorer's new cook book", [copyright 1902]]
      GB:   Priv coll  

      This edition was published in London and Leipsic by T. Fisher Unwin. The copyright date appears on the verso of the title-page. There is no date on the title-page.
      There is no entry for "Mrs Rorer's new cook book" in the EngCat volume for 1901-05. The only entry in EngCat for this title cites an edition published by Unwin in March 1911 at the price of 8s 6d. BMCat records as destroyed an edition, London and Leipsic: printed in the United States for T. Fisher Unwin, 1911, pages 731. It may be that the private collector's copy described here and that formerly held by LB are one and the same edition.

  • Mrs Rorer's Philadelphia cook book
  • Subjects: general,

    • 1. Mrs Rorer's | Philadelphia | cook book | a manual | of | home economies | by | Mrs S T Rorer | author of Hot Weather Dishes, Canning and Preserving, etc.; Editor of | Table Talk; Principal of Philadelphia Cooking School; | lecturer before the University of Pennsylvania
      London: [printed by Press of George H. Buchanan and Co, Philadelphia, for] Gay and Bird; [copyright 1886]
      18.0 x 13.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-viii, 1-581, [i-vii] publ ads   Black cloth  
      GB:   LoEN missing   *OB  

      The cover-title is "Mrs Rorer's cook book".
      The copyright date is on the verso of the title-page. OB dates its copy, received in March 1893, [1886]. LoEN dates its copy 1892 without brackets.
      Two editions, one of which is an American edition, are recorded in EngCat: Philadelphia: 1886; and London: Gay and Bird, October 1892. The LoEN and OB copies most likely correspond to the EngCat entry for 1892.% American editions: Bitting 405 cites Philadelphia: G. H. Buchanan and Co, 1886. DLC holds Philadelphia: Arnold and Co, [copyright 1886], OrH has Philadelphia: Arnold and Co, [1898?], and IU and OPo(F) both have Philadelphia: Arnold and Co, [copyright 1914].

  • Mrs Rorer's vegetable cookery and meat substitutes
  • Subjects: vegetarian cookery,

    • 1. Mrs. Rorer's | vegetable cookery | and | meat substitutes | vegetables with meat value | vegetables to take the place of meat | how to cook three meals a day without | meat | the best ways of blending eggs, milk and | vegetables | by Sarah Tyson Rorer | author of Mrs. Rorer's New Cook Book, Philadelphia Cook | Book, Canning and Preserving, Bread and Bread Making | and other valuable works on cookery
      London and Leipsic: [printed in the United States for] T. Fisher Unwin; [copyright 1902]
      19.5 x 13.0 cm   Pp [1-4] 5-328   Red cloth  
      GB:   *LB   LCS  

      LB dates this edition [1911]. EngCat records an edition published by Unwin in March 1911 at the price of 5s.% American editions: NUCat cites Philadelphia: Arnold and Co, [copyright 1909].


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