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Economical French cookery for ladies adapted to English households

By LEBOUR-FAWSSETT, Madame Emilie

subjects: france, cookery of,

  • 1. Economical | French cookery for ladies | adapted to English households | by "Cordon Bleu"
    London: J. S. Virtue and Co Ltd; 1887
    16.5 x 10.5 cm   Pp [iii-v] vi, [1] 2-103   Lacks binding
    GB:   LB destroyed   *LoEN   OB  

    In the preface, which is signed "Emilie Lebour-Fawssett. Kensington, April, 1887.', the writer refers to her sojourn in England of thirty-six years and describes this book as her first attempt at authorship.

  • 2. — [Another edition, 1891]

    Cited in CBCat 10/78.% 2450

  • 3. — Economical | French cookery for ladies | adapted to English households | by a "Cordon-Bleu"
    London: J. S. Virtue and Co Ltd; 1894
    16.0 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-4] ads, [i-v] vi, [1] 2-103, [i-iii] ads   [1s on binding]   Blue paper covered, very thin boards, with floral design on front
    GB:   *Priv coll  

  • 4. — [Title as 1894]
    London: J. S. Virtue and Co Ltd; 1899
    16.5 x 10.0 cm   Pp [1-2] publ ads, [i-v] vi, [1] 2-103   Light brown paper covered boards
    GB:   *LG  

  • 5. — [Another edition, 1902]

    Cited in CBCat 14.% General comments: An advertisement in the nineteenth edition of Miss Mary L. Allen's "Savouries and sweets' dated 1894 cites the fifth thousand of "Economical French cookery for ladies' at 1s, or 1s 6d for cloth, silver gilt. An advertisment in the twenty-fourth edition dated 1897 of the same title cites the sixth thousand of "Economical French cookery for ladies'.% 2453