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Practical cookery manual of plain and middle class recipes

By SENN, Charles Herman

subjects: general,

  • 1. Practical | cookery manual | of | plain and middle class | recipes | compiled by | Ch. Herman Senn, M.C.A., | author of "Practical Gastronomy," "Recherche2 Cookery," | "Household Cookery," "Side Dishes," | "The Art of Cookery," etc.
    London: The Universal Cookery and Food Association; 1897
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii, [1] 2-167 [168-176], [i-viii] ads   Green cloth
    GB:   *LG  

    In the preface, which is dated February 1897, Senn explains that this book of recipes is based on the Universal Cookery and Food Association's first collection, which he calls "Household cookery recipes", issued in 1892 (the actual title of the original work is "Practical household recipes"; for a description of this book, see under the title below). A large number of new recipes have been added and the originals revised. This new volume also includes introductory text for each chapter.
    The LG copy is inscribed on the title-page "Robert Miller Esq. with the author's compliments".

  • 2. — [Title as 1897] | Third edition.
    London: The Universal Cookery and Food Association; 1898
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii, [1] 2-168 [169-176], [i-viii] ads   [1s on binding]   Green cloth
    GB:   *OPo(F)   LCF  
    US:   NN  

    The preface is dated London 1898. There is an advertisement at the back for specially bound copies at 2s 6d each.
    One of the two LCF copies has been used to prepare the fourth edition: alterations are marked in pencil on the title-page, several recipes are cut out of the book, and recipes are crossed out of the index in ink.