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Savouries and sweets

By ALLEN, Miss Mary L.

subjects: savouries desserts,

  • 1. Savouries and sweets | suitable for | luncheons and dinners | by the compiler of | "Breakfast Dishes"
    London: J. S. Virtue and Co Ltd; 1886
    15.5 x 9.5 cm   Pp [i-vii] viii-xii, [1-3] 4-108, 1-8 publ ads   Lacks binding
    GB:   LB destroyed   LWel   *LoEN  
    US:   MH   MCR  

    In the preface, which is signed "M. L. A.", the author expresses her "indebtedness to E. J. B. for her practical help". The author's name is cited only in an advertisement on page ii, as "Miss M. L. Allen". The text is in two parts: Part I "Savouries" comprises pages 1-40; Part II "Sweets", pages 41-108.
    The copy at LWel is bound in brown limp cloth; the price of 1s 6d is cited on the binding.

  • 2. — [Another edition, eleventh thousand]

    This impression is advertised in the author's "Breakfast dishes", fifteenth thousand, 1888.% 0041

  • 3. — [Another edition, twelfth thousand]

    This is advertised in the second edition of "One hundred and one methods of cooking poultry" by Aunt Chloe and published in 1888.% 0042

  • 4. — [Another edition, fourteenth]

    An advertisement for this edition appears in Emilie Lebour-Fawssett's "French cookery for ladies' published in 1890.

  • 5. — [Title as 1886] | Seventeenth edition
    London: J. S. Virtue and Co Ltd; 1892
    16.0 x 10.0 cm   Pp [i-vii] viii-xii, [1-3] 4-108   [1s; cloth, silver gilt, 1s 6d; on p ii]   Rebound
    GB:   *WYoLU(B)  

  • 6. — [Another edition, 1893]

    This edition is listed in JCCat 2.% 0044

  • 7. — [Title as 1886] | Nineteenth edition
    London: J. S. Virtue and Co; 1894
    16.5 x 10.0 cm   Pp [1-2] ads, [i-vii] viii-xii, [1-3] 4-108, [1] 2-5 [6] 7-8 [9-10] ads   [1s; fancy boards, cloth back, gilt, 1s 6d; on p ii]   White paper covered boards with floral pattern
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

  • 8. — Savouries and sweets | suitable for | luncheons and dinners | by Miss M. L. Allen (Mrs. A. Macaire) | author of "Breakfast Dishes," "Soups, Broths, Purees" | Twenty-fourth edition
    London: J. S. Virtue and Co Ltd; 1897
    16.5 x 10.0 cm   Pp [iii-vii] viii -xii, [1-3] 4-108, [1-2] 3-8 publ ads   Lacks ht
    GB:   *LCF  

  • 9. — [Another edition, twenty-sixth]

    This edition is advertised in the author's "Soups, broths, purees" of 1900. 0047

  • 10. — [Another edition, twenty-seventh, 1900]

    This edition is listed in JCCat 6.% 0048

  • 11. — [Title as 1897, twenty-fourth edition] | Twenty-ninth edition
    London: Crosby Lockwood and Son; 1904
    16.5 x 10.0 cm   Pp [i-vii] viii-xii, [1-3] 4-108   White paper covered boards with leaf pattern
    GB:   LB   *OPo(F)  

    The LB copy, which lacks pages 107-108, is bound in pink paper with the price of 1s on the binding.% 0049

  • 12. — [Title as 1897, twenty-fourth edition] | Thirty-second edition
    London: Crosby Lockwood and Son; 1913
    16.5 x 10.0 cm   Pp [i] ht, i ad, [iii] tp, ii ad, [v] preface, iii ad, [vii] viii-xii, [1], iv ad, [3] 4-108   [1s on binding]   Pink paper
    GB:   *LCF  

    There are seven printed pages preceding page viii, with the half-title, title-page and preface on the first, third and fifth page, respectively. The four full-page advertisements have been paginated separately by the publisher.% 0050

  • 13. — [Title as 1897, twenty-fourth edition] | Thirty-second edition
    London: Crosby Lockwood and Son; 1915
    16.5 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-2] ads, [i] ht, i ad, [iii-v], iii ad, [vii] viii-xii, [1], iv ad, [3] 4-108  
    GB:   *LB  
    US:   NN  

    The thirty-second edition was issued twice, once in 1913 and again in 1915.
    The LB copy has been rebound and the front portion of the original pink paper binding repositioned at the back of the book. The price of 1s(') on the front of the binding is obscured by a label giving the new price of 1s 6d.% 0051