Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes

Cookery book

By ACWORTH, Mrs Sarah

subjects: fund-raising,

  • 1. Cookery book. | To be sold for the benefit of the | Ladies' Home Mission Union. | Price 1/6; postage 2d. | Also bound in cloth boards, price 2/6; postage 3d., | to be obtained from Mrs. Acworth or Miss Hyslop.
    GB:   ABCe(Rf)  

    The following quotation is on the title-page: "Those who purchase this book as a guide to dainty and wholesome food, will help to provide the means by which the bread of life can be sent to those who sorely need it."
    The preface faces the title-page and is signed "Sarah Acworth, Wadhurst, Hayesfield Park, Bath. December, 1909". It refers to this edition as the fourth.
    This entry is compiled from a photocopy of the title-page and preface supplied by ABCe(Rf).

  • 2. — Cookery book. | Compiled by Mrs. Acworth, to be sold for | the benefit of the Ladies' Home | Mission Union. | Price, 1/6; postage 2d. | Fifth edition.
    London: Offices of the Ladies' Home Mission Union; [1913]
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-5] 6-83 [84]   1s 6d   Blue paper with man carrying pig's head on tray on front
    GB:   *Priv coll  

    The cover-title is "L.H.M.U. recipes". The year of publication is taken from the preface which is dated November 1913.