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Egg cookery

By SUZANNE, Alfred

subjects: eggs,

  • 1. [First edition of "Egg cookery", 1886]
    GB:   LB destroyed  

    BMCat cites "Egg cookery: one hundred and twenty ways of cooking and serving eggs", London: Newton and Eskell, 1886, pages 79.

  • 2. — Egg cookery. | One hundred and fifty ways | of | cooking and serving eggs. | By | Alfred Suzanne, | twenty-eight years Chef de Cuisine to the Earl of Wilton; now Chef to the | Duke of Bedford, K.G. | Second edition.
    London: Newton and Eskell; 1887
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-7] 8-97, [i-v] ads   Brown cloth
    Bib:   V811  
    GB:   LB   *LCF   LoEN   OB  

    The following quotation is printed on the title-page: ""The discovery of a new dish does more for the happiness of the human race than the discovery of a planet." # Brillat-Savarin."
    There are 156 numbered recipes, thirty more than the first edition according to the preface.%
    LCF has a second copy which is rebound and lacks leaves of advertisements at the back of the volume.% French editions: The preface of the twelfth French edition says that the first edition appeared in 1884. Vicaire 810 cites, BMCat lists as destroyed, and LoEN and OB hold, an unnumbered edition of "100 manie1res d'accommoder et de manger les oeufs" dated 1885. OPo(F) has an undated third edition of "100 manie1res...". The undated, fifth edition, now called "200 manie1res d'accommoder et de servir les oeufs", is at LCF. The tenth edition, entitled "250 manie1res d'accommoder et de servir les oeufs" and dated 1900, is at NNNAM. The twelfth edition, called "250 manie1res..." and dated 1903, is held by LCF.% Other editions: Vicaire 811 ref