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A pocket dictionary of foods and culinary encyclopaedia

By SENN, Charles Herman

  • 1. A pocket | dictionary of foods & | culinary encyclopaedia | 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," "The | Popular Cookery Book," etc., etc.
    London: The Food and Cookery Publishing Agency; [1908]
    14.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-6] 7-158, [i-ii] publ ads   [2s on spine]   Blue cloth
    GB:   LCF   LCS   LMPo(WH)   LoEN   LoEQ   OB   *OPo(F)  
    US:   ICJ   NN  

    The preface is dated 1908. LoEN and OB date this edition [1909].
    The LCF copy has blank leaves inserted between each printed leaf. The text is marked with changes, and additional entries are written on the blank pages.
    In EngCat there are two entries for the book for the year 1908: an edition published by Simpkin in August 1908 and an edition published by Food and Cookery in December 1908.

  • 2. — Dictionary of foods | and | culinary encyclopaedia | by | C. Herman Senn, G.C.A., F.R.H.S., M.I.H. | 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," "The Popular Cookery Book," | "Meals Without Meat," "The War Time Cooking Guide," | "How to Cook Vegetables," "The Art of the Table," | "A Book of Sauces," etc. etc.
    London: The Food and Cookery Publishing Co; [1919]
    16.0 x 10.5 cm   Pp [i-iv], 1-165 [166], [i-x] ads   Brown cloth
    Bib:   A115   B427  
    GB:   *Priv coll  
    US:   DLC   OClW  

    The preface is dated 1919.

  • 3. — [Another edition, fourth, [1920]]
    Bib:   Noling 368  
    US:   Bookseller's stock   DNAL   ICJ   OCU  

    This 165-page edition was published in London by The Food and Cookery Publishing Co. The preface is dated 1920.

  • 4. — Dictionary of | foods | and | culinary encyclopaedia | by | C. Herman Senn, O.B.E. | author of | "The Century Cookery Book," "The Menu Book," "Recherche2 | Entrees," "Luncheon and Dinner Sweets," "The Popular Cooking | Guide," "Chafing-dish and Casserole Cookery," "Home-made | Summer and Winter Drinks," "Cookery for Invalids," "Meals | Without Meat," "The Art of the Table," "A Book of Sauces," | etc., etc. | Fifth edition
    London and Melbourne: Ward, Lock and Co Ltd; nd
    16.5 x 10.0 cm   Pp [i-ii] iii-iv, 1-188   Green cloth
    Bib:   Noling 368  
    GB:   *LB   LCF   LoEN   OB  
    US:   NN   DNAL  

    The preface is undated. LB and OB date the fifth edition [1930]; LoEN and NUCat date it [1931].

  • 5. — [Title as fifth edition] | Sixth edition
    London and Melbourne: Ward, Lock and Co Ltd; nd
    16.5 x 10.0 cm   Pp [i-ii] iii-iv, 1-188   Green cloth
    GB:   *LoEN  
    US:   LU  

    The preface is undated. The LoEN copy retains the original dust-jacket.

  • 6. — Dictionary of | foods | and | culinary encyclopaedia | by | C. Herman Senn, O.B.E. | Eighth edition
    London and Melbourne: Ward, Lock and Co Ltd; nd
    16.5 x 10.0 cm   Pp [i-ii] iii-iv, 188   [8s 6d on dust-jacket]   Red cloth
    Can:   BVaP  
    GB:   *OPo(F)  
    US:   MB  

    The preface is undated.

  • 7. — [Title as eighth edition] | Ninth edition
    London and Melbourne: Ward, Lock and Co Ltd; nd
    16.5 x 10.0 cm   Pp [i-ii] iii-iv, 1-188   Red cloth
    GB:   *ChAVe  

    The preface is undated.

  • 8. — Dictionary | of foods | and | cookery terms | C. Herman Senn OBE | Revised by | Harold C. Clarke MHCI
    London: Ward, Lock Ltd; [1972]
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-vi], 1-164   Maroon cloth
    Bib:   A115  
    GB:   *LB   LCF   OB  

  • 9. — Dictionary | of foods | and | cookery terms | C. Herman Senn OBE | Revised by | Harold C. Clarke MHCIMA, AMBIM
    London: Ward, Lock Ltd; [1973]
    18.0 x 11.5 cm   Pp [i-vi], 1-164   Paper
    GB:   *LB   OB  

    This is a reprint of the 1972 edition. It also appeared hardbound.% Other editions: NUCat and Bitting 427 cite an edition in German, "Kulinarisches Lexikon und Menubuch", Luzern: Verlag der Union Helvetia, 1908.