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Ye art of cookery in ye olden time

By SENN, Charles Herman

subjects: history,

  • 1. Ye art of cookery | in | ye olden time. | By Ch. Herman Senn, M.C.A.
    London: The Universal Cookery and Food Association; nd
    19.0 x 12.5 cm   Pp [1-2] 3-31 [32]   [6d on binding]   Green paper with image on front of portion of Ninevah marbles
    GB:   *LB   LCF   LG   LoEN   MCe   OB  
    US:   NN  

    The chapters include "The cookery of our ancestors", "Cooks and cookery books", "Celebrated cooks" and "Ancient feasts and bills of fare from the fourteenth to the seventeenth century". At the end of the chapter on "Celebrated cooks" Senn lists the books in his library which he has used as sources of information and also expresses his indebtedness to Mr A. V. Kirwen ({{sic}}) and Mr W. Carew Hazlitt.
    LB, LG, LoEN, OB and NN date their copies [1896]. MCe dates its copy [1900].
    LoEN and OB hold second copies which they acquired in 1904 and which are identical to those dated [1896]; both libraries date these second copies [1904].

  • 2. — [Another edition, 1985]

    CBCat 37 lists a 1985 private reprint of 1,000 numbered copies of the 1896 edition, with a new foreword by D. C. Marriott.