Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes
Banquets of the nations
subjects: cuisines of various countries,
Banquets of | the nations | eighty-six dinners | characteristic and typical | each of its own country | compiled by | Robert H. Christie, S.S.C., Edinburgh
Edinburgh: J. and J. Gray and Co; 1911
20.0 x 16.0 cm Pp [i-iv] v-xxv [xxvi] xxvii-xxxi [xxxii], 1-704 Green cloth
Bib: A26 B622
GB: LWel LoEN *OPo(F) ScGQ WYoLCe WYoLU(B)
US: DLC OrU MH NN NIC KMK MCR NNNAM
According to the introduction to the menus, the book was inspired by the author's work arranging social entertainment for the Edinburgh Cap and Gown Club of which he was Honorary Secretary.
The OPo(F) copy bears the following handwritten inscription on the half-title: "From the maker of this book. To Mons: L. Fromont in recognition of his most excellent qualities as a Chef de Cuisine and as a friend # Robert H. Christie Edinburgh 1916."
Bitting 622 incorrectly gives the publisher as "J. H. J. Gray and Co'.
Twenty-two | authentic banquets | from | India | compiled by | Robert H. Christie
New York: Dover Publications Inc; [Toronto: General Publishing Co Ltd; London: Constable and Co Ltd; 1975]
20.0 x 13.5 cm Pp [i-iv],  2-156, [i-xv] publ ads [>1.65 on label on binding]
GB: *LB LoEN OB
On the verso of the title-page, below the Toronto and London publishers, is printed "This Dover edition, first published in 1975, is an unabridged and unaltered republication of the Indian and Afghanistani sections of "Banquets of the nations", published by J. & J. Gray and Co, St James Press, in 1911."% 1033