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Myra's cookery book

By BROWNE, Matilda

subjects: general,

  • 1. Myra's | cookery book, | being | a new and practical method of learning cookery, and | working out well-tried recipes, | together with clear instructions in the arts of | baking, | roasting, | larding, ) boiling, | frying, | glazing, | broiling, | stewing, | preserving, | braising, | steaming, | pickling, | as well as the proper ways of making ) pastry, | creams, | savouries, | puddings, | custards, | cakes, | moulds, ) sauces, | compo3tes, | jellies, | forcemeats, | omelets. | Edited by Myra.
    London: Goubaud and Son; nd
    18.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [1-2] ht, [i-iii] iv [v-vii] viii-xx, [1] 2-416, [i] ii-x index, [1-4] ads   Blue cloth
    GB:   *LG   LWel   OB  

    The recipes are laid out in tabular form.
    LG dates the book [1883] following EngCat. OB dates its copy, acquired in December 1884, [1884]. The book is reviewed in the December 1884 edition of "Myra's journal of dress and fashion".

  • 2. — Myra's | cookery book. | Being | a new and practical method of learning cookery, | and working out well-tried recipes, | together with clear instructions in the arts of | baking, | roasting, | larding, | boiling, | frying, | glazing, | broiling, | stewing, | preserving, | braising, | steaming, | pickling, | as well as the proper ways of making ) pastry, | creams, | savouries, | puddings, | custards, | cakes, | moulds, | sauces, | compo3tes, | jellies, | forcemeats, | omelets. | New edition. | Enlarged and revised by Mrs. M. Beeton.
    London: Myra and Son; nd
    19.0 x 12.5 cm   Pp [1-2] ht, [i-v] vi [vii] viii-ix [x-xii] xiii-xxvi, [1] 2-463 [464], [i] ii-xi [xii] index, [1-4] ads   [2s 6d on spine]   Brown cloth with male cook holding spoon on front
    GB:   LB destroyed   LWel   *LoEN   OB  

    The preface to second edition is signed "M. B."
    LB, LoEN and OB all date this edition [1889].