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The pot-luck cookery book

By C., H. E.

subjects: general,

  • 1. The | pot-luck | cookery book | compiled by | H. E. C.
    London: Maclaren and Co; nd
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-x, [11] 12-160   Brown cloth with animals dancing around steaming pot on front
    Bib:   A325   B592  
    GB:   LoEN   OB   *OPo(F)  
    US:   ICJ   NN  

    The OPo(F) copy has an insert bound in between pages 54 and 55 with recipes for "Scotch haggis without the bag' and "Scottish white puddings' on the recto (the verso is blank).
    LoEN and OB hold copies which they date [1908]. Both differ slightly from the OPo(F) copy in that neither has the insert and the price of 1s appears on the binding. The OB copy has the original dust-jacket glued to the inside margin of the half-title.

  • 2. — The | pot-luck | cookery book | 700 tried and tested recipes | compiled by | H. E. C.
    Edinburgh: W. P. Nimmo, Hay and Mitchell; nd
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [iii-v] vi-x, [11] 12-160   Grey cloth on which is mounted a label illustrating a steaming pot, vegetables and a chicken on a plate
    GB:   *LB   OB   OPo(F)  

    This edition, dated [1921] by LB and OB, has no half-title and no insert between pages 54 and 55. The insert recipes now appear on page 54.
    The OB and OPo(F) copies do not have a frontispiece, and the advertisement for Atora beef suet which is glued to the inside face of the binding of the LB copy now appears as a separate leaf preceding the title-page.
    The OB copy is bound in grey paper with the price of 1s 3d cited on the front. The OPo(F) copy is bound in blue cloth.% 0628