Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes


Summer dishes

By SUMMER DISHES

subjects: promotional, sauces,

  • 1. [An edition of "Summer dishes", nd]
    GB:   Company coll  

    CPC (United Kingdom) Ltd has in its collection a 20-page booklet with the cover-title "Summer | dishes | Simple fish | and | vegetable | sauces | with | Wade's | Corn Flour".

  • 2. — [Another edition, nd]
    GB:   Company coll  

    Also in CPC's collection is a 24-page edition with the cover-title "Brown and Polson's | summer dishes". On the binding of this edition and the editions described below Brown and Polson is described as by appointment to King George V, indicating a publication date of 1910 or later. The binding is not illustrated.

  • 3. — [Another edition, nd]
    GB:   Company coll  

    This 24-page edition in the company's collection has the cover-title "The | summer | dishes | recipe | book" and an image on the front face of the binding of a woman and child beside a kitchen table. The woman's dress is ankle-length.

  • 4. — [Another edition, nd]
    GB:   Company coll  

    This 24-page edition has the cover-title "The | "summer | dishes" | recipe book | (D book)". It was published considerably later than the editions described above: the image on the binding is of a woman carrying a moulded dessert whose dress comes to just below her knee.% General comments: Brown and Polson issued some pamphlets of under 20 pages, all undated, which may be related to the book described above.%
    A private collector owns a 12-page pamphlet of twenty-four numbered recipes for cold sweets with the cover-title "Brown and Polson's | summer dishes". On the binding the company is described as "manufacturers to the late Queen Victoria".
    CPC has a 16-page pamphlet with "Simple fish | and | vegetable | sauces" on the binding. The company is described as "makers to the late Queen".
    Another private collector has two pamphlets of 16 pages to which Charles Herman Senn contributed the recipes. One has the cover-title "Simple fish and vegetable sauces", and inside "To make common fish and vegetables more inv