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KERR, William   


The sixth edition of "Practical household cookery' contains four pages on William Kerr's career and his business. It describes him as a "chef, hotel and restaurant organiser, business man, cookery teacher and author of books on culinary subjects'. His other publications include "The ideal pastry cookery', nd (copy in OPo(F)), and "The art of serviette folding' (cited in the sixth edition of "Practical household cookery'). He wrote a cookery column in "The people's journal'.

  • Practical household cookery
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    • 1. Second edition # revised and enlarged. | Practical | household | cookery | compiled by | Wm. Kerr | teacher of cookery | Y.M.C.A. College | 98 Bothwell Street, Glasgow
      Glasgow: Pickering and Inglis; nd
      20.5 x 11.0 cm   Pp 3-214   Red cloth  
      GB:   *OPo(F)  

    • 2. — [Another edition, third, nd]
      Bib:   A329   B258  
      US:   ICJ  

      Bitting 258 cites the third edition, Glasgow: Pickering and Inglis, nd, pages 214. EngCat lists the third edition published in June 1907 at the price of 1s.% 2324

    • 3. — Fourth edition # revised and enlarged. | Practical | household | cookery | compiled by | Wm. Kerr | teacher of cookery | Glasgow.
      Glasgow: James Lumsden, Son and Co Ltd; nd
      21.0 x 10.5 cm   Pp [3-13] 14-263, [264] 265-268 [269-278] ads   [1s on binding]   Red cloth with woman holding up pie on front  
      GB:   *ScGQ  

    • 4. — Fifth edition | revised and enlarged | Practical | household | cookery | compiled by | Wm. Kerr | M.C.A. | teacher of | cookery | Glasgow
      Galashiels: A. Walker and Son, Printers; nd
      21.0 x 13.0 cm   Pp [i-viii], [1] 2-185, [i-vi] ads   Rebound  
      GB:   *ScGQ  

    • 5. — Sixth edition | [title as fifth edition]
      [Glasgow: printed by Alex Duncan and Son; 1929]
      20.5 x 13.5 cm   Pp [1-7] 8-250 [251-252]   Grey paper covered boards with woman at stove on front  
      GB:   *OPo(F)  

      The printer and date of publication are on page 252. The OPo(F) copy is inscribed on the front end-paper "With compliments from the author'.%a2326


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