Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes


Household cookery and laundry work

By BLACK, Mrs Margaret

subjects: general,

  • 1. Household cookery | and | laundry work. | By | Mrs. Black, | of the West-End School of Cookery, Glasgow. | Holder of a First-Class Diploma from the National Training School of | Cookery, South Kensington.
    London and Glasgow: William Collins, Sons and Co Ltd; nd
    16.5 x 11.0 cm   Pp [1-7] 8-144  
    Bib:   B42  
    GB:   LB   LoEN   OB   *OPo(F)  
    US:   DLC  

    The text is primarily cookery. Only pages 129-142 deal with laundry work. LB, LoEN and OB date this edition [1882].
    The LB copy is bound in blue cloth. Glued to the inside face of the binding is a review of the book from "The north times' of 14 December 1882.
    Axford 211 lists this title as dated 1882 without square brackets.

  • 2. — [Another edition, thirty-fifth thousand]

    This is advertised on the binding of the edition of Mrs Black's "Cookery and domestic economy' at OPo(F).% 0203

  • 3. — Household cookery | and | laundry work. | By | Mrs. Black, | of the West-End Training School of Cookery, Glasgow. | Holder of a First-Class Diploma from the National Training School of | Cookery, South Kensington. | Forty-fifth thousand
    London and Glasgow: William Collins, Sons and Co Ltd; nd
    16.5 x 11.0 cm   Pp [1-7] 8-144   Red cloth
    GB:   *Priv coll  

    The Glasgow school's name now appears on the title-page as "West-End Training School' instead of "West-End School' as in the first edition. On page 3 is the "Preface to fifth edition' dated January 1886.% 0204

  • 4. — Household cookery | and | laundry work. | By | Mrs. Black, F.E.I.S., | of the West-End Training School of Cookery, Glasgow. | Holder of a First-Class Diploma from the National Training School of | Cookery, South Kensington. | Sixty-fifth thousand.
    London and Glasgow: William Collins, Sons and Co Ltd; nd
    16.5 x 11.0 cm   Pp [i-ii] ads, [1-7] 8-144, [i-ii] ads  
    GB:   *OPo(F)   ScGQ  

    The initials "F.E.I.S.' now follow the author's name on the title-page.% 0205

  • 5. — [Title as sixty-fifth thousand] | Seventy-fifth thousand.
    London and Glasgow: William Collins, Sons and Co Ltd; nd
    16.5 x 11.0 cm   Pp [3-7] 8-144   Red cloth
    GB:   *LWel  

    The frontispiece shows five small illustrations of dishes, the recipes for which are on pages 26, 31, 49, 60 and 71. I have also seen a copy of the seventy-fifth thousand in a private collection where the frontispiece images are printed as a full-page illustration on page 6.% 0206

  • 6. — [Title as sixty-fifth thousand] | Ninety-second thousand.
    London and Glasgow: William Collins, Sons and Co Ltd; nd
    16.5 x 11.0 cm   Pp [i-ii] ads, [1-7] 8-144, [i-ii] ads   1 fp illus on page 6
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

  • 7. — [Another edition, ninety-seventh thousand]

    Cited in CBCat 2/77.% 0208

  • 8. — Household cookery | and | laundry work. | By | Mrs. Black, F.E.I.S., | Principal of the West-End Training School of Cookery | and Domestic Economy, Glasgow. | One hundred and tenth thousand. | New and enlarged edition.
    London and Glasgow: William Collins, Sons and Co Ltd, Collins' Clear-type Press; [1897]
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-ii] ads, [1-7] 8-144, [i-ii] ads   [1s on binding]   Frontis portrait of author
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

    The preface is dated February 1897.% 0209

  • 9. — [Title as one hundred and tenth thousand] | One hundred and thirtieth thousand. New and enlarged edition.
    London and Glasgow: William Collins, Sons and Co Ltd, Collins' Clear-type Press; nd
    17.5 x 11.5 cm   Pp [1-7] 8-144, [i-ii] ads   [1s on binding]   Blue-green cloth
    GB:   *ScGQ  

    The preface is undated.% 0210

  • 10. — [Another edition, 149th thousand, nd]

    Cited in BlackCat 2.% 0210a

  • 11. — Household cookery | and | laundry work | by | Mrs. Black, F.E.I.S. ) One hundred and fifty-first thousand | New and enlarged edition
    London and Glasgow: Collins' Clear-type Press; nd
    17.5 x 11.5 cm   Pp [1-7] 8-144   [1s on binding]   Red cloth
    GB:   *ScGQ  

  • 12. — Household cookery | and | laundry work | by | Mrs. Black, F.E.I.S. ) New and enlarged edition
    London and Glasgow: Collins' Clear-type Press; nd
    17.5 x 11.0 cm   Pp [1-7] 8-144   [1s on binding]  
    GB:   LWel   *OPo(F)   WYoLU(B)  

    This appears to be the latest of the editions of this title that I have discovered.% 0212