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Common-sense cookery for English households

By KENNY-HERBERT, Colonel Arthur Robert

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  • 1. Common-sense cookery | for English households | based upon | modern English and Continental principles | with | twenty menus | for little dinners worked out in detail | by | A. Kenney-Herbert | (Wyvern) | Don of the Order of the Cordon-Rouge, and author of "Fifty | Breakfasts," "Culinary Jottings," etc
    London: Edward Arnold; [1894]
    19.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-viii, 1-520, [1] 2-29 [30] 31 [32-34] publ ads dated autumn 1894   [7s 6d on p 5 of ads]   Green cloth with design incorporating saucepans on front
    GB:   *LB   LCS   OB   OPo(F)  
    US:   NN   MB   WaS   DLC  

    The preface is dated London, October 1894.
    The LCS and OB copies are identical to the volume at LB.
    Bitting 257 describes the [1894] edition with a frontispiece and seven plates; however, the copy in the Bitting Collection has neither frontispiece nor plates. The publisher's advertisements are dated October^1895 and the pagination runs [1-2] ads, [i-iv] v-viii, 1-520, [1] 2-29 [30] 31-32 publ ads.
    OPo(F) holds a copy with publisher's advertisements dated December 1895. The pagination matches the copy in the Bitting Collection.
    NUCat records copies of the [1894] edition at NN, MB and WaS.
    Axford 70 cites the title dated 1894 without brackets.

  • 2. — [Title as [1894]] | Second edition
    London: Edward Arnold; nd
    19.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-viii, 1-520, [i-iv] publ ads, [1] 2-32 publ ads dated March 1898   [7s 6d on p i of ads]   Green cloth with design incorporating saucepans on front
    GB:   *Priv coll  

  • 3. — Common-sense cookery | for English households | based upon | modern English and Continental principles | with | twenty menus | for little dinners worked out in detail | by | A. Kenney-Herbert | (Wyvern) | Don of the Order of the Cordon-Rouge, and author of "Fifty | Breakfasts," "Culinary Jottings," etc. | Third edition
    London: Edward Arnold; nd
    19.5 x 13.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-viii, 1-520   Green cloth with design incorporating saucepans on front
    GB:   *Priv coll   LWel  

    Unlike the [1894] edition, here there is a full stop following "etc' on the title-page.
    The private collector's copy is inscribed on the title-page "F. A. Woods. Xmas 1901'.% 2300

  • 4. — [Title as third edition] | Fourth impression
    London: Edward Arnold; 1903
    19.0 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-viii, 1-520   Brown cloth with design incorporating saucepans on front
    GB:   *LB  

  • 5. — Common-sense cookery | for English households | with | twenty menus worked out in detail | by | Colonel A. Kenney-Herbert | ("Wyvern") | author of "Fifty Breakfasts," "Fifty Lunches," | "Fifty Dinners," etc. | Revised and enlarged edition | with illustrations
    London: Edward Arnold; 1905
    19.0 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-xi [xii], 1-551 [552], [1] 2-16 publ ads   [7s 6d on p 4 of ads]   Brown cloth with double boiler on front
    Bib:   B257  
    GB:   *LB   LWel   OB  
    US:   DWP   MB   ICJ   NIC(HA)   NN  

    The preface is dated June 1905.% 2302

  • 6. — [Another edition, second impression, 1910]
    US:   NN  

    NN holds the second impression, London: Edward Arnold, 1910.% 2303

  • 7. — [Another edition, third impression, 1913]
    US:   OKentU  

    CulCat 6 lists the third impression, 1913.% 2304