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Menus made easy

By LAKE, Nancy

subjects: menus,

  • 1. Menus made easy; | or, | how to order dinner and give | the dishes their French names. | By | Nancy Lake.
    London: Frederick Warne and Co; nd
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii, [1] 2-182, [i-ii] publ ads   Green cloth
    GB:   LB   LWel   LoEN   OB   *OPo(F)   WYoLU(B)  
    US:   NN   MH   OCl  

    LB dates this edition 1884. The OB and WYoLU(B) copies are bound in brown cloth.

  • 2. — [Title as first edition] | Second edition.
    London: Frederick Warne and Co; nd
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii, [1] 2-182, [i-ii] publ ads   Brown cloth
    GB:   *WYoLU(B)  

  • 3. — Menus made easy; | or, | how to order dinner and give | the dishes their French names | by | Nancy Lake.
    London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co; nd
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii, [1] 2-182, [i-ii] printer   Green cloth
    GB:   *Priv coll   LCS   LWel  

    Unlike the two editions described above, here there is no full stop following "names' on the title-page. "The second edition' is printed on the binding.% 2381

  • 4. — [Title as third cited edition] | The third edition
    London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co; nd
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii, [1] 2-182, [i-ii] publ ads   [2s 6d on p ii of publ ads]   Brown cloth with menu on front
    GB:   *LWel  

  • 5. — [Title as third cited edition] | The fifth edition
    London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co; 1889
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii, [1] 2-182, [i-ii] publ ads   Blue cloth with menu on front
    GB:   *Priv coll  

  • 6. — Menus made easy | or, | how to order dinner and give | the dishes their French names | by | Nancy Lake. | The sixth edition.
    London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co; 1891
    18.0 x 11.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii, [1] 2-182, [i-ii] publ ads   Blue cloth with menu on front
    GB:   *LCF  

    There is no semicolon following "easy' on the title-page, and a full stop now follows the edition number.% 2384

  • 7. — [Title as third cited edition] | The seventh edition.
    London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co; 1892
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii, [1] 2-182, [i-ii] publ ads   Brown cloth with menu on front
    GB:   *LWel  

  • 8. — Menus made easy; | or | how to order dinner and give | the dishes their French names. | By | Nancy Lake, | author of "Daily Dinners." | The eighth edition, | revised and enlarged.
    London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co; 1894
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii-x [xi] xii, [1] 2-237, [i-iii] ads   Red cloth with menu on front
    GB:   *LB   LWel   OB  

  • 9. — [Another edition, ninth, 1896]% $$N NOTES Cited in JCCat 7.

  • 10. — Menus made easy; | or | how to order dinner and give | the dishes their French names. | By | Nancy Lake, | author of "Daily Dinners."
    London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co; 1899
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii-x [xi] xii, [1] 2-237, [i-iii] publ ads, [1-3] 4 publ ads   Blue cloth with menu on front
    GB:   *LWel  

    There is no indication of the edition number. LWel describes it as [eleventh edition].

  • 11. — [Another edition, 1900]
    US:   Bookseller's stock  

    Published in London and New York by Frederick Warne and Co.

  • 12. — [Title as 1899]
    London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co; 1901
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii-x [xi] xii, [1] 2-237, [i-iii] publ ads   Red cloth with menu on front
    GB:   *Priv coll  

    This is identified as the thirteenth edition on the binding.

  • 13. — [Title as 1899]
    London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co; 1903
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii-x [xi] xii, [1] 2-237, [i-iii] publ ads   Red cloth with menu on front
    GB:   *Priv coll  

    This is described as the fifteenth edition on the binding.
    NUCat lists an edition dated 1903 at ICJ but it does not specify the edition number.% 2391

  • 14. — [Another edition, sixteenth, 1904]

    AlCat November 1979' cites this edition.

  • 15. — [Another edition, 1905]

    Cited in AbCat January 1977, AbCat Autumn 1979 and MCat.

  • 16. — [Another edition, 1907]

    Cited in AbCat January 1977 and BCat Parkinson March 1975.

  • 17. — [Another edition, 1908]

    Cited in KCat.% 2395

  • 18. — Menus made easy | or | how to order dinner and give | the dishes their French names | by | Nancy Lake | author of "Daily Dinners"
    London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co; 1909
    GB:   Priv coll  
    US:   PP  

    The title and imprint are taken from a photocopy of the title-page of PP's copy. The edition number is not identified on the title-pagesnor in the introduction, preface to revised edition or list of contents.
    A British private collector reports her copy to be numbered the twenty-first edition on the binding.% 2396

  • 19. — Menus made easy | or | how to order dinner and give | the dishes their French names | by | Nancy Lake | author of "Daily Dinners" | Revised and extended edition | (the twenty-second)
    London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co; 1911
    17.5 x 11.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii [ix] x-xi [xii], [1] 2-284   Rebound
    GB:   *LCS   LoEN   OB  

    NUCat lists copies dated 1911 at NN and ICJ but it does not specify the edition number.% 2397

  • 20. — [Title as twenty-second edition] | (the twenty-third)
    London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co; 1912
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp 1-3 ads, [i-v] vi [vii] viii [ix] x-xi [xii], [1] 2-284, 4-6 ads   Blue cloth with menu on front
    Bib:   B270  
    GB:   *Priv coll  
    US:   MSC   WU   ScCleU   KMK  

  • 21. — [Title as twenty-second edition] | (the twenty-fourth)
    London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co; 1913
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-2] ad, [i-v] vi [vii] viii [ix] x-xi [xii], [1] 2-284, [i-ii] ad   Blue cloth with menu on front
    GB:   *LB  

  • 22. — [Title as twenty-second edition] | (the twenty-sixth)
    London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co; 1916
    18.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [1-2] ad, [i-v] vi [vii] viii [ix] x-xi [xii], [1] 2-284, [i-ii] ad   Blue cloth with menu on front
    GB:   *Priv coll  

    NUCat records a copy dated 1916 at OCl but it does not specify the edition number.% 2399

  • 23. — [Title as twenty-second edition] | (the twenty-seventh)
    London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co Ltd; 1919
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii [ix] x-xi [xii], [1] 2-284   Blue cloth with menu on front
    GB:   *LCS   LWel  

  • 24. — [Another edition, 1920]
    US:   OOxM  

    NUCat cites London and New York: F. Warne and Co, 1920.% 2401

  • 25. — [Another edition, 1923]

    Cited in JLCat 59.% 2402

  • 26. — [Another edition, 1924]

    Cited in CBCat 2/78.% 2403

  • 27. — [Title as twenty-second edition] | (the thirty-first)
    London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co Ltd; 1925
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii [ix] x-xi [xii], [1] 2-284   Blue cloth with menu on front
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

  • 28. — [Another edition, thirty-second, 1926]
    Can:   Priv coll  

  • 29. — [Title as twenty-second edition] | (the thirty-fifth)
    London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co Ltd; 1930
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii [ix] x-xi [xii], [1] 2-284   Blue cloth with menu on front
    GB:   *LB  

  • 30. — [Another edition, 1932]

    Cited in BCat MacLaren.% 2407

  • 31. — [Title as 1909]
    London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co Ltd; [1934]
    18.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii [ix] x-xi [xii], [1] 2-292   Light brown cloth with menu on front
    GB:   *LB  

    Printed on the verso of the title-page is "Revised and extended edition (the thirty-seventh) 1934'.% 2409

  • 32. — [Another edition, 1936]

    The 1936 reprint of the thirty-seventh edition of 1934 is cited on the verso of the title-page of the 1938 reprint (see below).% 2410

  • 33. — [Another edition, [1938]]
    US:   Bookseller's stock  

    This was published in London and New York by Frederick Warne and Co Ltd. Printed on the verso of the title-page is "Revised and extended edition, the thirty-seventh, 1934 < Reprinted 1936 < Reprinted 1938'.% 2411

  • 34. — [Another edition, 1939]

    Cited in AbCat June 1975.% 2412

  • 35. — Menus | made easy | how to order dinner and give | the dishes their French names | by | Nancy Lake | revised by | Joan Storey, M.C.F.A. | Domestic Science Adviser | Member of the Wine and Food Society
    London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co Ltd; [1954]
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-viii, 1-284   Brown cloth
    Bib:   A268  
    GB:   *LB   LoEN   OB  
    US:   DLC   WU   LU   MiD   PPD  

    Joan Storey has remained faithful to the original in tone and content. EngCat lists this edition published on 6 September 1954 at 8s 6d.% General comments: MCR lists a 182-page edition of "Menus made easy' which it dates 188-'.% 2413 ======================================================================= = Via: UK.AC.RL.EARN; Wed, 19 Aug 87 04:27:38 BST Received: from UKACRL by UK.AC.RL.IB (Mailer X1.24) with BSMTP id 6223; Wed, 19 Aug 87 04:27:35 BS Received: from YORKVM2(MAILER) by UKACRL (Mailer X1.24) id 6221; Wed, 19 Aug 87 03:25:23 BS Received: by YORKVM2 (Mailer X1.23) id 6230; Tue, 18 Aug 87 08:25:28 EDT Date: Tue, 18 Aug 87 08:24:56 EDT From: Ian Taylor <YCSIAN
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