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Meatless fare and Lenten cookery

By SENN, Charles Herman

subjects: vegetarian cookery, fasting, cookery for,

  • 1. Meatless fare | and | Lenten cookery. | By | C. Herman Senn, G.C.A., | author of | "The New Century Cookery Book," "Practical Gastronomy," "The Menu Book," | "Recherche2 Side Dishes," "Recherche2 Entrees," "Recherche2 Lunch and Dinner | Sweets," "Breakfast and Supper Dishes," "Ices and How to Make Them," | "Eggs and Omelets," "A Book of Salads," "Chafing-Dish and Casserole | Cookery," "The Practical Cookery Manual," etc. etc.
    London: The Food and Cookery Publishing Agency; 1909
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-6] 7-142, [i-ii] publ ads   [1s 6d on spine]   Blue cloth
    GB:   LCF   LoEN   OB   *OPo(F)  
    US:   ICJ  

    The entry for the 1909 edition in EngCat records Simpkin as the publisher.

  • 2. — Meals without | meat | or | meatless fare cookery | by | C. Herman Senn, G.C.A., F.R.H.S. | author of | The New "Century Cookery Book," "The Menu Book," | "Recherche2 Side Dishes," "Recherche2 Entrees," "Recherche2 | Sweets," "Breakfast and Supper Dishes," "Ices and | How to Make Them," "Potato Cookery," "Eggs and | Omelets," "A Book of Salads," "How to Cook | Vegetables," "Chafing-Dish and Casserole | Cookery," "The Cookery Manual," | "The Art of the Table," "War | Time Cooking Guide," | &c., &c.
    London: The Food and Cookery Publishing Co; nd
    17.0 x 10.0 cm   Pp [1-3] 4-138, [i-vi] ads   [1s on spine]   Blue cloth
    GB:   LCS   LWel   *OPo(F)  

    EngCat indicates that the unnumbered edition of "Meals without meat; or, meatless fare cookery" preceded the numbered second edition, and gives a publication date of February 1916.

  • 3. — [Title as OPo(F)] | Second edition
    London: The Food and Cookery Publishing Co; nd
    17.0 x 10.0 cm   Pp [1-3] 4-138, [i-vi] ads   Blue cloth
    GB:   *LB   LoEN   OB  
    US:   NN   NNNAM  

    LB dates the second edition [about 1915], an estimate probably based on a testimonial on page v dated 8 September 1915. LoEN and OB confidently date their copies [1917]. EngCat records December 1916 as the publication date of the second edition.

  • 4. — Meatless dishes | or | meals without meat | by | C. Herman Senn | O.B.E., F.R.H.S., G.C.A.
    London and Melbourne: Ward, Lock and Co Ltd; 1934
    17.5 x 11.0 cm   Pp [1-4] 5-160   Brown cloth
    Can:   BVaUB  
    GB:   *LCF   LoEN   OB  
    US:   NN  

  • 5. — [Title as 1934]
    London and Melbourne: Ward, Lock and Co Ltd; nd
    17.0 x 11.0 cm   Pp [1-4] 5-160   Olive green cloth
    GB:   *LB   LCS   WYoLU(B)  

    LB dates this edition [1934], the same year as the dated edition described immediately above; WYoLU(B) dates it [1935].

  • 6. — Meatless dishes | by | C. Herman Senn | O.B.E., F.R.H.S., G.C.A.
    London and Melbourne: Ward, Lock and Co Ltd; nd
    17.0 x 11.5 cm   Pp [1-4] 5-160   Blue cloth
    GB:   *ChAVe  

    This edition looks considerably later than the 1934 and [1934 or 1935] editions. It is inscribed on the front end-paper by a previous owner with the date 1962.% Other editions: TxU holds a 160-page Indian edition of "Meatless dishes", Bombay, D.B. Taraporevala, [195-?].