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Cookery up-to-date

By LITTLE, Miss May

subjects: general,

  • 1. Cookery up-to-date | a practical handbook of what | to eat, and how to cook it | by | May Little | First-Class Diplomee, late Staff Teacher at the | National Society's Training School | of Cookery, London
    London: T. Werner Laurie; nd
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v [vi], 1-247, [i] publ ad   [2s 6d on dust-jacket]   Green cloth
    GB:   LB destroyed   LoEN missing   *OB  
    US:   ICJ   NN  

    There are 605 numbered recipes. LB, LoEN and NUCat date the book [1908]; OB dates its copy, acquired in January 1909, [1909].

  • 2. — Cookery up-to-date | a practical handbook of what | to eat, and how to cook it | by | May Little | First-Class Diplomee, late Staff Teacher at the | National Society's Training School | of Cookery, London | author of "A Year's Dinners" | New and revised edition
    London: Harrods Ltd; nd
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v [vi], 1-247   Rebound
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

    There is no paragraph on electric cookers on page 13, as in the other new and revised edition at OPo(F) described below, which suggests that this is the earlier edition of the two.% 2497

  • 3. — [Title as new and revised edition at OPo(F) described immediately above]
    London: T. Werner Laurie Ltd; nd
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v [vi], 1-247   Red cloth
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

    The frontispiece shows a woman by a stove and is captioned "A modern electrical cooker (see page 13)'.% 2498

  • 4. — [Another edition, nd
    US:   KMK  

    NUCat cites a new and revised edition of 247 pages, Liverpool: Bunney's, nd. I have not determined where this fits in the sequence of new and revised editions.

  • 5. — Cookery up-to-date | a practical handbook | for the modern housewife ) by | May Little | First-Class Diplomee | author of A Year's Dinners
    London: T. Werner Laurie Ltd; [1948]
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v [vi], 1-247, [i-ii] publ ad   Blue cloth
    GB:   *LCS  

    I have taken the date of publication from the "Foreword to revised edition' which is signed "E. M. B. L. 1948.' The foreword gives substitutes for ingredients in short supply because of rationing.% 2500