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The complete cookery book

By ALTING-MEES, Madame H.

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  • 1. The complete | cookery book. | A selection of | useful & practical recipes | of | plain and high-class dishes, | English and foreign, | by | Madame Alting-Mees, | Diplomee 1st Cl. S. K. | Diplomee Amsterdam, 1887. | Late Lady Superintendent Amsterdam School of Cookery. | Food lecturer in Brussels and The Hague. | Specially appointed as Lecturer on Cooking by Gas to the Great Exhibition, | Paris, 1889. | Prize essayist on food, Amsterdam, 1887. | One shilling, nett.
    London: printed and published for the author by King, Sell and Railton Ltd; nd
    18.0 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-ii] ads, [1-3] 4-94, [i-iv] ads   1s   Green cloth
    GB:   LCF   *OPo(F)  

    This book, which has 349 numbered recipes, is dedicated on page 2 to all the author's pupils at home and abroad. It is described as the second edition on the binding. The LCF copy has handwritten on the front end-paper "Mr. Senn with the author's compts."

  • 2. — The complete | cookery book. | A selection of | useful & practical recipes | of | plain and high-class dishes, | English and foreign, | by | Madame Alting-Mees, | Diplomee 1st Cl. S. K. | Diplomee Amsterdam, 1887. | Late Lady Superintendent Amsterdam School of Cookery. | Food lecturer in Brussels and The Hague. | Specially appointed as Lecturer on Cooking by Gas to the Great Exhibition, | Paris, 1889. | Prize essayist on food, Amsterdam, 1887. | Gold Medallist and Member of the European Scientific Institute. | Antwerp, 1889, Silver Medal. Antwerp, 1889, Bronze Medal. | One shilling, nett.
    London: printed and published for the author by King, Sell and Railton Ltd; nd
    18.0 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-ii] testimonials, [1-3] 4-94, [i-iv] ads   1s   Blue limp cloth
    GB:   *OB  

    The preface is signed "H. Alting-Mees, 1st Class Dip., Sth. Ken. 11, Chelsea Gardens, S.W." The edition number, the seventh, is printed on the binding. OB dates this edition [1893].% General comments: BMCat lists as destroyed this title published by King, Sell and Railton in London and with 94 pages. Since the entry, which dates the book [1892], does not cite the edition number, it probably represents the first edition.% 0062