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Fifty breakfasts

By KENNY-HERBERT, Colonel Arthur Robert

subjects: meals, breakfast, menus,

  • 1. Fifty breakfasts | by | A. Kenney Herbert | ("Wyvern") | "Cordon Rouge," author of "Culinary Jottings, etc.
    London: Edward Arnold; [1894]
    18.0 x 11.5 cm   Pp [1-2] ad, [i-iv], 1-156, [1] 2-29 [30] 31 [32-34] ads   [2s 6d on p 5 of ads]   Maroon cloth
    GB:   *LB   OB   WYoLU(B)  
    US:   MB   NNNAM  

    The introduction is dated London, 5 February 1894. The publisher's advertisements following page 156 are dated autumn 1894. The text contains fifty breakfast menus each followed by the corresponding recipes.

  • 2. — Fifty breakfasts | by | A. Kenney Herbert | ("Wyvern") | "Cordon Rouge,' author of "Culinary Jottings," etc | Second edition
    London and New York: Edward Arnold; nd
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-2] ad, [i-iv], 1-156, [i-ii] ads, [1] 2-29 [30] 31-32 [33-34] ads   [2s 6d on p 22 of ads]   Purple cloth
    Bib:   B257  
    GB:   Priv coll   LCS  
    US:   *DLC   NNNAM  

    Bitting 257 cites the second edition dated 1894 without brackets; however, the title-page of the copy in the Bitting Collection, the copy catalogued here, is undated. The publisher's advertisements following page 156 are dated October 1895.
    The NNNAM copy of the second edition, which the library dates [1897'], has publisher's advertisements dated November 1897.
    A British private collector owns a second edition with undated advertisements. The pagination runs [1-2] ads, [i-iv], [1] 2-156, [i-iv] ads.% 2308

  • 3. — Fifty breakfasts | by | A. Kenney Herbert | ("Wyvern") | "Cordon Rouge," author of "Commonsense Cookery," etc. | Third edition
    London: Edward Arnold; nd
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iv], 1-156, [i-iv] publ ads, [1] 2-31 [32] publ ads dated February 1901   [2s 6d on p ii of ads]   Maroon cloth
    GB:   LWel   *OPo(F)  

  • 4. — [Another edition, fourth impression, 1904]

    JCCat 4 and JLCat 114 list the fourth impression.% 2310

  • 5. — [Title as third edition] | Fifth impression
    London: Edward Arnold; 1908
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iv], 1-156   Maroon cloth
    GB:   *Bookseller's stock   LWel  

    General comments: Axford 155 cites "Fifty breakfasts' dated 1894-1895 without brackets.% 2311