Household Books Published in Britain
Cookery for amateurs
Cookery for amateurs: | or, | French dishes for English homes | of all classes. | Contains 610 recipes for | simple cookery, middle class cookery, superior | cookery, cookery for invalids, breakfast | and luncheon dishes, | and | menus for 6, 8, 10, and 12 persons, for each | month of the year. | By Madame Vale1rie.
London: L. Upcott Gill; 1884
19.5 x 12.5 cm Pp [i-ii] tp,  2-154 Lacks binding
GB: LB destroyed *LoEN OB
In the introduction Madame Vale1rie refers to herself as a French woman and a clergyman's wife who "came to this country [presumably England]... many years ago...." The text contains 610 numbered recipes, most with both their English and French names. The recipes are followed by menus cross-referenced to the appropriate recipes in the book. LB and OB date this edition 1884 .
[Another edition, second, nd]
US: NN film reproduction, negative
Like the first edition, the second was published in London by L. U. Gill and has 154 pages. EngCat records a new edition published in January 1894 at the price of 1s.