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Pot-luck

By BYRON, May Clarissa

subjects: britain, cookery of,

  • 1. Pot-luck | or the British home | cookery book | over a thousand recipes | from old family ms. books | collected & edited | by May Byron
    London, New York and Toronto: Hodder and Stoughton; [1914]
    19.0 x 13.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-xxxix [xl] xli- xlv [xlvi], 1-427   Rebound
    GB:   *LB   LoEN   OB  
    US:   NN  

    The following quotations are on the title-page: ""Old fashioned... but choicely good." Izaak Walton < "To be chronicled, and chronicled, and cut and chronicled, and all to be praised" Fuller.' The publication date is on the verso of the title-page.
    There are 1,097 numbered recipes and, as the author states in the preface, "where possible, [she has] indicated the origin of [each] recipe, or at least the county from which its possessor came'.
    The LoEN copy is bound in blue cloth. A colour plate is mounted on the front of the binding depicting a woman peeling a potato(').

  • 2. — [Title as [1914]]
    London, New York and Toronto: Hodder and Stoughton; [March 1915]
    20.0 x 13.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-xxxix [xl] xli-xlv [xlvi], 1-427 [428]   Blue cloth with colour plate of woman peeling a potato(') mounted on front
    Bib:   A325   B70  
    GB:   *OPo(F)  
    US:   DLC   NNNAM   NIC(HA)  

    Printed on the verso of the title-page is "First edition in 1914 < Second edition March 1915'. New to this edition and following the 1,097 numbered recipes is a short section on made gravies and sauces, and fish sauces.% 0617

  • 3. — [Another edition, third, [May 1916]]
    US:   ICJ  

    The month and year of publication of the third edition is on the verso of the title-page of the sixth edition.% 0618

  • 4. — [Another edition, fourth, October 1917]

    The fourth edition is listed on the verso of the title-page of the sixth edition and in JCCat 4.% 0619

  • 5. — [Title as [1914]]
    London, New York and Toronto: Hodder and Stoughton Ltd; [January 1922]
    19.0 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-xxxix [xl] xli-xlv [xlvi], 1-427 [428]   Red cloth
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

    The publication date of this fifth edition is on the verso of the title-page.% 0620

  • 6. — Pot-luck | or the British home | cookery book | over a thousand recipes | from old family ms. books | collected and edited by | May Byron
    Toronto, London and New York: Hodder and Stoughton Ltd; [January] 1923
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-xxxix [xl] xli-xlv [xlvi], [1] 2-427   Rebound
    GB:   *LCS  

    This is the sixth edition.% 0621

  • 7. — Pot-luck | Seventh edition | (revised and enlarged) | of | May Byron's | home cookery book | Over eleven hundred recipes | from old family ms. books, | with a number of special | additions on invalid and | convalescent foods, etc.
    London: Hodder and Stoughton Ltd; [August 1926]
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-vii [viii] ix-xxxix [xl] xli-xlv [xlvi] xlvii-l, [1] 2-439   Red cloth with 3 dinner plates on front
    GB:   *LB   LCF   LoEN   OB  
    US:   DWP  

    The publication date is on the verso of the title-page. There are 1,115 numbered recipes.% 0622

  • 8. — Pot-luck | Eighth edition | (revised and enlarged) | of | May Byron's | home cookery book | Over eleven hundred recipes | from old family ms. books, | with a number of special | additions on invalid and | convalescent foods, etc.
    London: Hodder and Stoughton Ltd; [February 1932]
    22.0 x 14.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-vii [viii] ix-xxxix [xl] xli-xlv [xlvi] xlvii-l, [1] 2-439   Orange cloth with 3 dinner plates on front
    GB:   *LB   LoEN   OB  

    The publication date is on the verso of the title-page.% 0623

  • 9. — Pot-luck | This edition of May Byron's famous | collection of English recipes includes | all those best suited to present-day | needs
    London: English Universities Press; [November 1940]
    18.0 x 11.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-xiii [xiv], 15-96   [6d on binding]   Paper
    GB:   LB missing   *LoEN   OB  

    Printed on the verso of the half-title is "Pot-luck is one of the War-time Economy Books'; and on the verso of the title-page, "First printed in this edition November 1940'. There are 285 numbered recipes in this abridged edition. No puddings are included.% 0624

  • 10. — [Another edition, 1941]

    This reprint of the 1940 edition is listed on the verso of the title-page of the 1942 edition.% 0625

  • 11. — [Title as [1940]]
    London: English Universities Press; [April 1942]
    18.5 x 9.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-xiii [xiv], 15-96   [9d on binding]   Paper
    GB:   *LB   OB  

    The verso of the title-page reads, "First printed in this edition November 1940 < Reprinted July 1941 < Reprinted April 1942".% 0626