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The new century cookery book

By SENN, Charles Herman

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  • 1. The | new century cookery book | practical gastronomy and | recherche2 cookery | by | Charles Herman Senn | formerly cook at the Reform Club | Inspecting and Consulting Chef, National Training School of Cookery, London | Member of the Acade2mie de Cuisine, Paris | Gold Medallist, and Don of the Order of "Le Cordon Rouge".
    London: Spottiswoode and Co Ltd; 1901
    22.5 x 16.0 cm   Pp [1-5] 6-754   10 fp illus, illus
    GB:   *LB   LCS   LoEN   LoEQ   OB  
    US:   ICJ   MB  

    There are 2,030 numbered recipes. Pages 742-754 are advertisements.
    The LB copy is inscribed on the half-title "To Mr J. C. Rothery. With the author's best thanks for many valuable hints given and for the help accorded in compiling this work < C. Herman Senn. Ap. 25/01."

  • 2. — The new | century cookery book | practical gastronomy and | recherche2 cookery | (enlarged edition) | by | Charles Herman Senn | formerly cook at the Reform Club. | Inspector and Consulting Chef National Training School of Cookery, London. | Member of the Acade2mie de Cuisine, Paris. | Gold Medallist, and Don of the Order of "Le Cordon Rouge."
    London: The Food and Cookery Publishing Agency, and Spottiswoode and Co Ltd; 1904
    22.5 x 16.0 cm   Pp [1-7] 8-1,056, 1,057-1,058 [1,059] 1,060-1,064 [1,065] 1,066-1,077 ads   [21s on spine]   Half red leather
    Bib:   B427  
    GB:   LCF   *LoEN   LoEQ   ScGQ  
    US:   ICJ   InMCoP  

    This edition has 3,559 numbered recipes.
    The LCF copy is inscribed on the half-title "To my dear and valued friend Fred. Newens. With the kindest regards and best wishes of C. Herman Senn. June 17. 1904."
    There is an entry in EngCat for an April 1904 edition published by Simpkin.

  • 3. — The new | century cookery book | practical gastronomy and | recherche2 cookery | by | Charles Herman Senn | formerly of the Reform Club | Inspector and Consulting Chef National Training School of Cookery, London, 1892-1908 | Member of the Acade2mie de Cuisine, Paris | Gold Medallist, and Don of the Order of "Le Cordon Rouge" | Third enlarged edition
    London: The Food and Cookery Publishing Agency and Ward, Lock and Co Ltd; 1909
    22.0 x 15.0 cm   Pp [1-5] 6-1,130   Half leather
    GB:   LCS   LoEN   OB   *OPo(F)  

    The entry for the third edition in EngCat cites Simpkin as the publisher in September 1909.

  • 4. — [Another edition, fourth, 1911]
    GB:   LoEQ  
    US:   Priv coll  

    The fifth edition of 1913 cites the fourth edition of 1911. LoEQ reports that its copy, dated 1911, is not numbered on the title-page.