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Tried favourites cookery book

By KIRK, Mrs Eliza Walker

  • 1. Tried favourites | cookery book | with | household hints and other ) useful information | by | Mrs E. W. Kirk | Second and enlarged edition
    Edinburgh: J. B. Fairgrieve; London: Horace Marshall; nd
    21.5 x 14.0 cm   Pp [1-6], [i] ii-ix [x-xiv], [1] 2-230 [231-235], [i-xiii] ads   [Paper 1s, cloth 2s, in ad]   Green paper with deer in snow scene on front
    GB:   LoEN missing   *OB  

    Printed on the title-page is "Now good digestion wait on appetite, and health on both. # Shakespeare.' (This quotation appears on the title-pages of all the following editions that I have examined, with varying punctuation and enclosed in double quotation-marks.)
    Mrs Kirk no longer refers in the preface to reducing the church debt as the purpose of the book.
    OB dates the second edition [1902].

  • 2. — [Title as second edition] | Third and enlarged edition
    Edinburgh: J. B. Fairgrieve; nd
    21.5 x 13.5 cm   Pp [1-6], [i] ii-x, [1] 2-254 [255-258], [i-xiv] ads   Yellow cloth with tree on front
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

  • 3. — [Title as second edition] | Fiftieth thousand.
    Edinburgh: J. B. Fairgrieve; London: Horace Marshall and Son; nd
    21.5 x 14.0 cm   Pp [1-6], [i] ii-x [xi-xii], [1] 2-259 [260-261], [i-xi] ads   [Paper 1s, cloth 1s 6d, washable leather 2s, on binding]   Green paper with deer in snow scene on front
    GB:   *LCF  

    Mrs Kirk implies that this is the sixth edition when she says in the preface that the book is "a most useful cookery book, as has been amply proved by the success and rapid sale of five editions".% 2347

  • 4. — [Another edition, seventieth thousand]

  • 5. — This is advertised in "How to manage a home' by Mrs A. Stephens, London: Horace Marshall and Son, nd [1907], for 1s bound in paper, 1s 6d bound in cloth, and 2s bound in washable leather-cloth.% 2348

  • 6. — Tried favourites | cookery book | with | household hints and other ) useful information | by | Mrs E. W. Kirk. | Ninth edition. | One hundred and third thousand.
    Edinburgh: J. B. Fairgrieve; London: Horace Marshall and Son; [1907]
    21.5 x 13.5 cm   Pp [1-4], [i] ii-xii [xiii-xiv], [1] 2-278 [279-286]   Green cloth with tree on front
    GB:   *Priv coll   LoEN  
    US:   NN  

    Printed on the verso of the title-page is "Galashiels: A. Walker & Son, Printers. 1907." The private collector's copy catalogued here is loosely bound and may lack leaves.
    Another collector's copy, which is bound in black cloth, is paginated [i-ii] ad, [1-6], [i] ii-xii [xiii-xiv], [1] 2-278 [279-288], [i-ii] ads.
    The LoEN copy is rebound but retains the back portion of the purple paper binding. Its pagination runs [1-6], [i] ii-xii [xiii-xiv], [1] 2-278 [279-288]. The first printed page is the half-title "Tried favourites cookery book.'%
    The NUCat entry for the NN copy of the ninth edition does not indicate whether "One hundred and third thousand' appears on the title-page.% 2349

  • 7. — [Title as ninth edition] | Tenth and enlarged edition. | One hundred and thirty-sixth thousand.
    Edinburgh: J. B. Fairgrieve; London: Horace Marshall and Son; 1909
    21.0 x 13.5 cm   Pp [1-10], [i] ii-xii, [1] 2-246 [247-256], [i-ii] ads   [Paper 1s, cloth 1s 6d, leather 2s, in ad]   Green cloth with tree on front
    GB:   LCS   LoEN missing   OB   *OPo(F)  

    The OB copy is bound in blue paper.% 2350

  • 8. — [Another edition, eleventh, 1910]

    CBCat 9/76 cites the eleventh edition as having 251 pages.% 2351

  • 9. — [Another edition, fourteenth, 1915]

    AbCat January 1976 lists this edition.% 2352

  • 10. — [Title as second edition] | Fifteenth and enlarged edition | Two hundred and ninety-third thousand
    Edinburgh: J. B. Fairgrieve; London: Horace Marshall and Son; 1917
    21.0 x 13.5 cm   Pp [1-2] ad, [i-vi] vii-xviii [xix-xx], 1-314 [315-316], [i-ii] ad   [2s on spine]   Brown cloth
    GB:   LoEN   OB  
    US:   NN   *NNNAM  

    The LoEN copy is bound in blue paper and cost 1s 6d.% 2353

  • 11. — [Title as second edition] | Sixteenth and enlarged edition | Three hundred and twenty-sixth thousand
    Edinburgh: J. B. Fairgrieve and Co; London: Horace Marshall and Son; 1919
    21.0 x 13.0 cm   Pp [iii-vi] vii-xviii [xix-xx], 1-314   [Paper 2s 6d, cloth 3s 6d, limp leather cloth 4s, in ad on p iv]   Rebound
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

  • 12. — [Title as second edition] | Eighteenth and enlarged edition | Three hundred and eighty-sixth thousand
    Edinburgh: J. B. Fairgrieve and Co; London: Horace Marshall and Son; 1921
    21.0 x 14.0 cm   Pp [iii-vi] vii-xviii [xix-xx], 1-314, [i-ii] ads   [Paper 2s 6d, cloth 3s 6d, leather cloth 4s, on inside face of binding]   Green paper
    GB:   *LB  

    The LB copy lacks the front portion of its green paper binding and may also lack the first leaf.% 2355

  • 13. — [Title as second edition] | Nineteenth and enlarged edition | Four hundred and sixteenth thousand
    Edinburgh: J. B. Fairgrieve and Co; London: Horace Marshall and Son; 1922
    21.0 x 13.5 cm   Pp [1-2] ht, [i-vi] vii-xviii [xix-xx], 1-314, [i-iv] ads   [Paper 2s 6d, cloth 3s 6d, limp leather cloth 4s, in ad]   Green cloth
    GB:   *LB   LoEN   OB  
    US:   NN  

    The LoEN copy is bound in grey paper.% 2356

  • 14. — [Title as second edition] | Twentieth and enlarged edition | Four hundred and sixty-sixth thousand
    Edinburgh: J. B. Fairgrieve and Co; London: Horace Marshall and Son; 1924
    21.0 x 13.5 cm   Pp [1-2] ht, [i-vi] vii-xix [xx], 1-314, [i-ii] ads   [Paper 2s 6d, cloth 3s 6d, limp leather cloth 4s, in ad]   Brown cloth with small floral design on front
    GB:   LB   LoEN   OB   *OPo(F)  

    The LB copy is bound in blue cloth and has a second, unpaginated leaf of advertisements following page 314. The LoEN copy is bound in grey paper.% 2357

  • 15. — [Title as second edition] | Twenty-first and enlarged edition | Five hundred and twenty-sixth thousand
    Edinburgh: J. B. Fairgrieve and Co; London: Horace Marshall and Son; 1926
    20.5 x 13.5 cm   Pp [1-2] ht, [i-vi] vii-xix [xx], 1-314 [315], [i-iii] ads   [Paper 2s 6d, cloth 3s 6d, limp leather cloth 4s, in ad]   Green cloth
    GB:   *LoEN  

  • 16. — [Title as second edition] | Twenty-second and enlarged edition | Five hundred and eighty-sixth thousand
    Edinburgh: J. B. Fairgrieve and Co; London: Horace Marshall and Son; 1929
    21.0 x 13.5 cm   Pp [1-2] ht, [i-vi] vii-xix [xx], 1-314 [315], [i] ad   [Paper 2s 6d, cloth 3s 6d, limp leather cloth 4s, in ad]   Blue cloth
    GB:   *Priv coll  

  • 17. — [Title as second edition] | Twenty-third and enlarged edition | Six hundred and forty-sixth thousand
    Edinburgh: J. B. Fairgrieve and Co; London: Horace Marshall and Son; 1934
    20.5 x 13.0 cm   Pp [1-2], [i-vi] vii-xix [xx], 1-314 [315], [i-iii] ads   [Paper 2s 6d, cloth 3s 6d, limp leather cloth 4s, in ad]   Cloth
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

    There are two half-titles.% 2360

  • 18. — [Another edition, twenty-fourth, six hundred and sixty-sixth thousand, 1942]
    US:   Bookseller's stock  

    This was published in Edinburgh by A. D. Johnston, and in London by Horace Marshall and Son Ltd.% 2361

  • 19. — [Title as second edition] | Twenty-sixth and enlarged edition | Seven hundred and thirty-second thousand
    Edinburgh: A. D. Johnston; London: Horace Marshall and Son; 1948
    20.5 x 13.0 cm   Pp [i-vi] vii-xix [xx], 1-314 [315], [i] ad   Red cloth
    GB:   *LCS