Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes


The Northampton cookery book

By JEFFERY, Mrs M. A.

subjects: fund-raising,

  • 1. [First edition of "The Northampton cookery book", 1905]

    The first edition, dated 1905, is cited in an article about the book in the Northampton local newspaper, "Chronicle and echo", of 24 March 1973.

  • 2. — The Northampton | cookery book | Favourite recipes tested | by well-known ladies. | Edited by | Mrs. G. Jeffery. | Price one shilling net.
    Northampton: Archer and Goodman; 1908
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-2] 3-234   Red cloth with building on front
    GB:   NoCe   *OPo(F)  

    This is described as the second edition on the binding. Stamped in purple ink below the imprint on the title-page is "W. Mark & Co. Ltd. 27, The Drapery, Northampton.' The editor's preface is signed "M. A. J.'

  • 3. — [Another edition, third, 1916]

    The third edition of 1916 is cited in "Chronicle and echo", 24 March 1973.% 2256

  • 4. — The Northampton | cookery book | Favourite recipes tested | by well-known ladies. | Edited by | Mrs. G. Jeffery.
    Northampton: W. Mark and Co Ltd; 1921
    18.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-ii] ads, [1-2] 3-238   [1s 6d on binding]   Brown paper with building on front
    GB:   *OB  
    US:   NN  

    This is identified as the fourth edition on the binding.% 2257

  • 5. — [Another edition, 1924]
    GB:   LB destroyed  

    LB lists Northampton: W. Mark and Co, 1924, pages 238.% General comments: The book was published to raise funds for an unnamed church. The "Chronicle and echo" article discusses which of Northampton's churches may have been the beneficiary.% 2258