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The practical cookery manual

By SENN, Charles Herman

  • 1. The practical | cookery manual | by | C. Herman Senn, | author of | "The New Century Cookery Book," "Practical Gastronomy," "French | Menus," "Recherche2 Side Dishes," "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," etc. etc. | Fourth enlarged edition.
    London: The Food and Cookery Publishing Agency; 1906
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-4] 5-166, [i-vi] ads   [2s 6d on spine]   Red cloth
    Bib:   B427  
    GB:   *Priv coll   LCF  
    US:   ICJ   MH  

    The foreword is dated September 1906.
    One of the two LCF copies has a letter glued to the front end-paper which indicates that that copy was used by Senn for marking recipes to be reprinted in "Food and cookery" magazine.
    There is an entry in EngCat for a fourth edition published by Simpkin in September 1906 at the price of 1s.

  • 2. — The practical | cookery manual | by | C. Herman Senn, | author of | "The New Century Cookery Book," "Practical Gastronomy," "French | Menus," "Recherche2 Side Dishes," "Recherche2 Luncheon 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," etc., etc. | New edition.
    London: The Food and Cookery Publishing Agency; 1907
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-ii] iii-iv, [1] 2-167 [168-176], [i-vi] ads   Green cloth
    GB:   *Priv coll  

    There is an entry in EngCat for a fourth edition ({{sic}}) published by Simpkin in June 1907, quarter-bound in leather, and costing 2s 6d.

  • 3. — The practical | cookery manual | by | C. Herman Senn, G.C.A., | author of | "The New Century Cookery Book," "Practical Gastronomy," "French | Menus," "Recherche2 Side Dishes," "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," etc. etc. | Fifth enlarged edition.
    London: The Food and Cookery Publishing Agency; nd
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-7] 8-165, [i-v] ads   [2s 6d on spine]   Green cloth
    GB:   LB   LCF   *OPo(F)  

    LB dates this edition [about 1915]. Its copy has no plates, is bound in purple cloth, and cost 1s.

  • 4. — The practical | cookery manual | by | C. Herman Senn, G.C.A. | author of | "The New 20th Century Cookery Book," "Practical Gastronomy," "The Menu | Book," "Recherche2 Side Dishes," "Recherche2 Luncheon 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," "Popular Breakfast Dishes," "Paper-bag Cookery," | "How to Cook Vegetables," etc., etc. | Sixth | enlarged edition
    London: The Food and Cookery Publishing Co; nd
    17.5 x 11.5 cm   Pp [1-3] 4-271, [i-iii] ads   Rebound
    GB:   LCF   LoEN   OB  
    US:   ICJ   MH   *NN  

    NN dates its copy, acquired in 1916, [1916]. LoEN and OB also date this edition [1916]. EngCat records the publication date of February 1916.
    The LCF copy is marked with corrections and additions to the text.

  • 5. — The popular | cooking guide | by | Ch. H. Senn, G.C.A., F.R.H.S., M.I.H. | author of | "The Century Cookery Book," "Practical Gastronomy," "The Menu Book," | "Recherche2 Side Dishes," "Recherche2 Luncheon and Dinner Sweets," | "Breakfast and Supper Dishes," "The Art of the Table," "Eggs | and Omelets," "A Book of Salads," "Chafing-dish and Casserole | Cookery," "Cookery for the Sick and Convalescent," "How | to Cook Vegetables," "The Culinary Encyclopaedia," | "Meals Without Meat," etc., etc.
    London: The Food and Cookery Publishing Co; [1920]
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-4] 5-265, [i-vii] ads   Brown cloth with woman reading cookery book on front
    GB:   LB   LCF   LCS   LoEN   OB   *OPo(F)   WYoLU(B)  
    US:   NN   WU  

    This is a retitled edition of "The practical cookery manual". The preface is dated June 1920. A new section, "Post-war cookery", is on pages 7-8 and the text includes many new recipes.
    The LB copy formerly belonged to Ealing Public Libraries. It is rebound, lacks two plates, and has only one page of advertisements following page 265.