Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes
- The cult of the chafing dish
The cult | of the | chafing | dish | by | Frank | Schloesser
London: Gay and Bird; 1904
19.0 x 12.5 cm Pp [i-viii],  2-216, [i-ii] ads Orange cloth with chafing-dish, man and woman on front
GB: LB LL LWel LoEN OB *OPo(F)
The author calls his own chafing-dish Chaffinda!
[Title as 1904]
London: Gay and Bird; [March] 1905
19.0 x 12.0 cm Pp [i-viii],  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
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],  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".
Subjects: chafing-dish, cooking with a,
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