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Recherche2 luncheon and dinner sweets

By SENN, Charles Herman

subjects: desserts,

  • 1. Recherche2 | luncheon and | dinner sweets. | By | C. Herman Senn, | author of | "The New Century Cookery Book," "Practical Gastronomy," | "French Menus," "Recherche2 Side Dishes," "Breakfast and Supper | Dishes," "The Practical Cookery Manual," "Chafing-dish and | Casserole Cookery," "Eggs and Omelettes," "Ices and | How to Make Them," "Senn's Culinary | Encyclopaedia," etc. etc.
    London: The Food and Cookery Publishing Agency; [1906]
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-4] 5-155, [i-ii] publ ads   [2s 6d on spine]   Blue cloth with tree design on front
    GB:   LB   LoEN   *OPo(F)  
    US:   ICJ   NN  

    The foreword is dated May 1906. The contents include "Hot sweets", pages 6-65; "Cold sweets", pages 66-132; "Gateaux, pastry, etc", pages 133-143; and "Sweet sauces", pages 144-149.
    EngCat cites Simpkin as the publisher of the May 1906 edition.

  • 2. — [Another edition, 1911]

    Listed in JCCat 2, AbCat 1971 and CBCat 33. CBCat describes the 1911 edition as the second enlarged edition. AbCat cites Food and Cookery Publishing Agency as the publisher. EngCat records the second enlarged edition published by Food and Cookery Publishing Agency in December 1910.

  • 3. — Luncheon & dinner | sweets | including | the art of ice making | (entirely new and enlarged edition) | by | C. Herman Senn, M.B.E., F.R.H.S. | author of | "The Century Cookery Book," "Practical Gastronomy," | "The Art of the Table," "The Menu Book," "Meals Without Meat," | "Recherche2 Side Dishes," "Breakfast and Supper Dishes," | "The Popular Cookery Guide," "Chafing-dish and Casserole Cookery," | "Eggs and Omelettes," "The Book of Sauces," | "Dictionary of Foods and Culinary Encyclopaedia," etc., etc.
    London and Melbourne: Ward, Lock and Co Ltd; nd
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-4] 5-173, [i-iii] publ ads   [5s on p i]   Brown cloth
    GB:   *LB  

    LB dates this edition [1922].
    LoEN and OB each hold an edition which both libraries date [1922]. The title-pages match the LB edition described here and the copies also have twenty-four numbered plates including the frontispiece. The pagination of the LoEN and OB copies, however, differs from the LB volume: it runs [1-3] 4-173, [i-iii] publisher's advertisements.

  • 4. — Luncheon & dinner | sweets | including | the art of ice making | (entirely new and enlarged edition) | by | C. Herman Senn, O.B.E., F.R.H.S. | author of | "The Century Cookery Book," "Practical Gastronomy," | "The Art of the Table," "The Menu Book," "Meals Without Meat," | "Recherche2 Side Dishes," "Breakfast and Supper Dishes," | "The Popular Cookery Guide," "Chafing-dish and Casserole Cookery," | "Eggs and Omelettes," "The Book of Sauces," | "Dictionary of Foods and Culinary Encyclopaedia," etc., etc.
    London and Melbourne: Ward, Lock and Co Ltd; nd
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-4] 5-173, [i-iii] publ ads   [5s on dust-jacket]   Brown cloth
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

  • 5. — Luncheon & dinner | sweets | including | the art of ice making | (new edition) | by | C. Herman Senn, O.B.E. | author of | "The Century Cookery Book," "Practical Gastronomy," | "The Art of the Table," "The Menu Book," "Meals Without Meat," | "Recherche2 Side Dishes," "Breakfast and Supper Dishes," | "The Popular Cookery Guide," "Chafing-dish and Casserole Cookery," | "Eggs and Omelettes," "The Book of Sauces," | "Dictionary of Foods and Culinary Encyclopaedia," etc., etc.
    London and Melbourne: Ward, Lock and Co Ltd; nd
    18.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-ii] ads, [1-4] 5-173, [i-v] ads   [10s 6d on dust-jacket]   Grey cloth
    GB:   *LCF   LCS  

  • 6. — Luncheon & dinner | sweets | including | the art of ice making | by | C. Herman Senn, O.B.E. | author of | "The Century Cookery Book," "The Art of the Table" | "The Menu Book," "Chafing-dish and Casserole Cookery," | "Eggs and Omelettes," "The Book of Salads," | "Dictionary of Foods and Culinary Encyclopaedia," etc., etc.
    London and Melbourne: Ward, Lock and Co Ltd; nd
    18.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [1-4] 5-173, [i-iii] publ ads   [12s 6d on dust-jacket]   Grey-green cloth
    GB:   *LCS  

    General comments: NUCat has two entries for a "new and enlarged edition" of 173 pages: the volume at NN it dates [19-?]; the others at ICJ, LU and NN it dates [1922]. A comparison of title-pages would reveal whether the copies correspond to the editions at LB or OPo(F) catalogued above.