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Brown and Polson's corn flour recipe book ["A" book]

By BROWN AND POLSON'S CORN FLOUR RECIPE BOOK

subjects: cornflour, cooking with,

  • 1. Brown & Polson's | corn flour | recipe | book
    London: Brown and Polson; nd
    21.5 x 9.0 cm   Pp [1] 2-28   [1d on binding]   Red paper
    GB:   *Priv coll  

    The cover-title is "Brown and Polson's corn flour recipe book ("A" book)". The text contains sixty-six numbered recipes. From appearances the book was issued within the period covered by the bibliography.
    A 28-page edition with a matching cover-title in the CPC (United Kingdom) Ltd company collection may correspond to the edition described here.

  • 2. — Corn flour | recipes | "A" book | for | soups, fish, vegetables, meat | dishes, savouries, hot puddings, | sweets, and blanc-mange | by | C. Herman Senn
    Paisley and London: Brown and Polson; nd
    22.0 x 9.5 cm   Pp [1] 2-40   [1d on binding]   Light blue paper with woman and child on front
    GB:   *Priv coll  

    The cover-title reads, "Corn flour recipes "A" book". The recipes are unnumbered.
    The company is described on the binding as by appointment to King George V, indicating a publication date of 1910 or later. In the private collector's copy the price list on page 40 is stamped "cancelled" and a new price list dated 1 February 1916 is glued to the margin.
    The CPC Ltd collection includes a 40-page edition with a matching cover-title which may correspond to the private collector's copy described here. Also in the company collection is a 40-page edition with a matching cover-title but with the higher price of twopence.