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Breakfast dishes

By ALLEN, Miss Mary L.

subjects: meals, breakfast,

  • 1. Breakfast dishes | for every morning of three months | by M. L. Allen
    London: J. S. Virtue and Co Ltd; 1884
    16.5 x 10.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-vii [viii], [1] 2-88   [18d on binding]   Red paper
    GB:   *OB  

    Breakfast menus for January, February and March are followed by a section of recipes. The dishes listed in the menus are keyed to the appropriate recipe in the following pages.

  • 2. — [Another edition, 1885]

    Cited in CBCat 35.% 0017a

  • 3. — [Another edition, 1886]

    AbCat January 1976 lists this edition.% 0018

  • 4. — [Title as 1884] | Twelfth thousand
    London: J. S. Virtue and Co Ltd; 1887
    16.0 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-2] ads, [i-v] vi-vii [viii], [1] 2-88, [i-ii] ads   [1s, limp cloth 1s 6d, in ad on p 2]   Blue paper with floral design on front
    GB:   *LoEN  

  • 5. — [Title as 1884] | Fifteenth thousand
    London: J. S. Virtue and Co Ltd; 1888
    16.5 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-2] ads, [i-v] vi-vii [viii], [1] 2-88, [i-ii] ads   [1s; limp cloth, silver gilt, 1s 6d; on verso ht]   Blue paper (front portion missing)
    GB:   *LCF  

    PPL holds an edition dated 1888 but the catalogue entry does not specify if it is also the fifteenth thousand.% 0020

  • 6. — [Another edition, twelfth, 1890]
    US:   KMK  

    Rudolph gives a full description of this edition published by Virtue.% 0021

  • 7. — [Another edition, thirteenth, 1891]
    US:   MCR  

    This edition, published by Virtue, is not listed in NUCat but it is in the Schlesinger Library at MCR.% 0022

  • 8. — [Title as 1884] | Fourteenth edition
    London: J. S. Virtue and Co Ltd; 1892
    16.0 x 10.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-vii [viii], [1] 2-88   [1s; limp cloth, silver gilt, 1s 6d; in ad on p ii]   Rebound
    GB:   *WYoLU(B)  

  • 9. — Breakfast dishes | for every morning of three months | by Miss Allen (Mrs. A. Macaire) | Fifteenth edition
    London: J. S. Virtue and Co Ltd; 1893
    16.5 x 10.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-vii [viii], [1] 2-94   [1s; cloth, silver gilt, 1s 6d; on p ii]   Blue paper with floral design on front
    GB:   *LWel  

    The LWel copy is rebound and has the front portion of the original blue paper binding mounted on the new binding.% 0024

  • 10. — [Title as 1893] | Sixteenth edition
    London: J. S. Virtue and Co Ltd; 1894
    16.0 x 10.0 cm   Pp [1-2] ads, [i-v] vi-vii [viii], [1] 2-94, [i-iv] ads   [1s; fancy boards, cloth back, gilt, 1s 6d; on verso ht]   White paper covered boards with floral pattern
    GB:   *LB  

  • 11. — [Title as 1893] | Seventeenth edition
    London: J. S. Virtue and Co Ltd; 1896
    16.0 x 10.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-vii [viii], [1] 2-94, [i-ii] publ ads   [1s; fancy boards, cloth back, gilt, 1s 6d; on verso ht]   White paper covered boards with floral pattern
    GB:   *Priv coll  

  • 12. — [Title as 1893] | Eighteenth edition
    London: J. S. Virtue and Co Ltd; 1897
    16.5 x 10.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-vii [viii], [1] 2-94, [i-ii] publ ads   [1s; fancy boards, cloth back, gilt, 1s 6d; on verso ht]   Blue paper with floral design on front
    GB:   *LB  

  • 13. — Breakfast dishes | for every morning of three months | by Miss Allen (Mrs. A. Macaire)
    London: J. S. Virtue and Co Ltd; 1899
    16.0 x 10.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-vii [viii], [1] 2-94, [i-ii] publ ads   [1s; fancy boards, cloth back, gilt, 1s 6d; on verso ht]   White paper covered boards with floral pattern
    GB:   *Priv coll  

    There is no indication of the edition number on the title-page nor in the text.% 0028

  • 14. — [Title as 1893] | Twentieth edition
    London: H. Virtue and Co Ltd; 1900
    16.5 x 10.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-vii [viii], [1] 2-94, [i-ii] ads   [1s 6d on verso ht]   White paper covered boards with floral pattern
    GB:   *LG  

  • 15. — [Title as 1893] | Twenty-second edition
    London: Crosby Lockwood and Son; 1904
    16.5 x 10.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-vii [viii], [1] 2-94, [i-ii] publ ads   [1s on binding]   Brown paper with floral design on front
    GB:   *Priv coll  
    US:   NNNAM  

  • 16. — [Another edition, twenty-third]

    This edition of "Breakfast dishes" is advertised in the thirty-second edition of the author's "Savouries and sweets" published in 1913.% 0031

  • 17. — [Another edition, twenty-fourth, 1915]
    US:   NN  

    This edition was published in London by C. Lockwood and Son.% 0032