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Kilverts' book of economical cookery and useful household recipes

By KILVERTS' BOOK

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  • 1. Kilverts' | book | of | economical cookery | and | useful household recipes.
    Manchester: printed by Bemrose and Sons Ltd, Derby and London, for N. Kilvert and Sons Ltd; nd
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-3] 4-5 [6-7] 8 [9] 10-64   Paper
    GB:   *OB  

    On the front face of the binding there are two images in oval frames, one of sweet dishes, the other savoury dishes. Also printed on the front of the binding is "1,250,000th thousand'.
    There are 353 numbered recipes and other items. N. Kilvert and Sons Ltd were makers of lard and this book was published to promote the company's product. The preface, which cites articles from the "Court circular' of 6 November 1886 and the "British journal of commerce' of 28 August 1886, gives a clue to the date of publication. OB dates its copy, acquired in 1905, [1887].
    SYoDC reports that its copy, lacking the binding and page 3, appears to match the OB copy described here.

  • 2. — [Title as first cited edition]
    Manchester: printed by W. Teggin for N. Kilvert and Sons; nd
    18.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [1-5] 6-7 [8-10] 11-63, [i] ad   Lacks binding
    GB:   *Priv coll  

    The text contains 353 numbered recipes and other items. This edition may follow that described above since an advertisement on page 3 refers to the Royal Agricultural Show, Nottingham, 1888.% General comments: BMCat lists as destroyed a 62-page edition, Manchester: Kilvert and Sons; Derby [printed 1887].% 2339