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  • The cult of the chafing dish
  • Subjects: chafing-dish, cooking with a,

    • 1. The cult | of the | chafing | dish | by | Frank | Schloesser
      London: Gay and Bird; 1904
      19.0 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-viii], [1] 2-216, [i-ii] ads   Orange cloth with chafing-dish, man and woman on front  
      Bib:   A106  
      GB:   LB   LL   LWel   LoEN   OB   *OPo(F)  
      US:   NN  

      The author calls his own chafing-dish Chaffinda!

    • 2. — [Title as 1904]
      London: Gay and Bird; [March] 1905
      19.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-viii], [1] 2-216, [i-iv] ads   Orange cloth with man or woman either side of chafing-dish on front  
      Bib:   A106   B421  
      GB:   *LCF   LCS   LG   LWel  
      US:   DLC   MB   ICJ   PP  

      Printed on the verso of the title-page is "Published May 1904 < Second edition March 1905".

  • The greedy book
  • Subjects: gastronomy,

    • 1. The | greedy book | a gastronomical anthology | by | Frank Schloesser | author of | "The Cult of the Chafing Dish"
      London: Gay and Bird; 1906
      19.0 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-viii], [1] 2-275, [i] publ ad   Yellow cloth  
      Bib:   A191   B421  
      GB:   LB   LCF   LCS   LG   LWel   LoEN   MCe   OB   *OPo(F)   WYoLU(B)  
      US:   DLC   MiEM   OCl   PPL   MB   NN   NNNAM  

      On page viii Schloesser thanks the editors of "St James's gazette", "Evening standard", "Academy", "Daily mail", "Daily express", "Globe", "Tribune" and "Vanity fair" for permission to reproduce portions of these papers in the book. The text is organised in ten chapters: "Cooks and cookery", "Byways of gastronomy", "The poet in the kitchen", "The salad in literature", "Mrs Glasse and her hare", "Menus", "Oysters", "Waiters and snails", "Dishes of history" and "Lenten fare".
      The OPo(F) copy is inscribed on the front end-paper by the author: "H. F. Klein with my kind regards Frank Schloesser".

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