Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes

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".