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Five-o'clock tea

By ALLEN, Miss Mary L.

subjects: meals, tea,

  • 1. Five-o'clock tea | containing receipts for | cakes of every description | savoury sandwiches | cooling drinks | etc. | by the author of | "Breakfast Dishes" and "Savouries | and Sweets"
    London: Kegan Paul, Trench and Co; 1886
    16.5 x 10.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-vii [viii-ix] x-xi [xii], [1] 2-78 [79], [i-iii] publ ads   Brown cloth with clock face and teapot on front
    Bib:   A160   B552  
    GB:   *LB   LWel   OB  
    US:   KMK   DLC   InMCoP  

    The author is identified only by her initials "M. L. A." with which she signs the preface. There are eighty-one numbered recipes and, generally, one recipe per page.

  • 2. — [Title as 1886] | Fourth thousand
    London: Kegan Paul, Trench and Co; 1887
    17.0 x 10.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-vii [viii-ix] x-xi [xii], [1] 2-78 [79], [i-iii] publ ads   Blue cloth with clock face and teapot on front
    GB:   *Priv coll  

    NUCat lists PPL and CU as having editions of 1887, but it does not specify if they are also the fourth thousand.% 0034

  • 3. — [Title as 1886] | Eighth thousand
    London: Kegan Paul, Trench and Co; 1888
    17.0 x 10.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-vii [viii-ix] x-xi [xii], [1] 2-78 [79], [i-iii] publ ads   Brown cloth with clock face and teapot on front
    GB:   *LoEN  

  • 4. — [Another edition, ninth thousand, 1888]
    GB:   Priv coll  

    This edition, reported to me by a private collector, was published by Kegan Paul, Trench and Co in London.% 0036

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

    NUCat cites this edition as published by K. Paul, Trench, Tru4bner in London.% 0037

  • 6. — [Title as 1886] | Fourteenth thousand
    London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Tru4bner and Co Ltd; 1896
    16.5 x 10.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-vii [viii-ix] x-xi [xii], [1] 2-78 [79], [i-iii] publ ads   Blue cloth with clock face and teapot on front
    GB:   *LWel