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Plain cookery recipes

By CLARKE, Mrs Edith

subjects: education, vocational,

  • 1. The National | Training School for Cookery, | South Kensington, S.W. | Plain cookery | recipes, | as taught in the school. | Prepared by | Mrs. Charles Clarke, | the Lady Superintendent.
    London: W. H. Allen and Co; 1883
    17.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iv], [1] 2-87 [88]   Rebound
    GB:   LB destroyed   *LG   OB  

    The OB copy is bound in blue paper with the date of 1884 {{sic}} and price of 1s printed on the front.

  • 2. — [Title as 1883]
    London: printed and published for the Lady Superintendent of the National Training School for Cookery by William Clowes and Sons Ltd; 1886
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-2] ad, [i-iv] ads, [i-iii] iv, [1] 2-93 [94]   [1s on binding]   Blue-green limp cloth
    GB:   LB destroyed   OB   *WYoLU(B)  

    "Second edition' is printed on the front of the binding (the edition number does not appear on the title-page).% 1066

  • 3. — [Title as 1883] | Third edition.
    London: printed and published for the Lady Superintendent of the National Training School for Cookery by William Clowes and Sons Ltd; 1889
    18.0 x 12.5 cm   Pp [1-2] ads, [i-iii] iv [v] vi-vii [viii], [1] 2-100, [i-ii] ads   [1s on binding]  
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

  • 4. — [Another edition, fifth, 1892]
    GB:   LB destroyed   LoEN missing  

    The fifth edition was also issued bound with the 1892 edition of "High-class cookery recipes' (see entry below).% 1068

  • 5. — [Another edition, sixth, 1893]
    US:   MB   OrU  

    NUCat lists the sixth edition as having pages vii, 112.% 1069

  • 6. — [Another edition, seventh, 1895]

    The only copy of the seventh edition that I have traced is bound with the 1896 edition of "Artizan recipes' and "Rules for the management of children's classes' dated 1896 (see entry above).% 1070

  • 7. — The National | Training School for Cookery, | Buckingham Palace Road, S.W., | late South Kensington. | Plain cookery | recipes, | as taught in the school. | By | Mrs. Charles Clarke, | the Lady Superintendent. | Ninth edition
    London: printed for the Lady Superintendent by William Clowes and Sons Ltd; 1899
    18.0 x 12.5 cm   Pp [1-2] ads, [i-iii] iv-v [vi-viii], [1] 2-129 [130], [i-ii] ads   [1s on binding]   Green limp cloth
    GB:   *Priv coll  

  • 8. — Official handbook | of | the National | Training School of Cookery | and Other Branches of Domestic Economy, | Buckingham Palace Road, S.W., | late South Kensington. | Plain cookery | recipes, | as taught in the school | by | Mrs. Charles Clarke, | the Lady Superintendent. | Second series. Vol. II. | Eleventh edition.
    London: printed for the Lady Superintendent by William Clowes and Sons Ltd; 1903
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv-v [vi-viii], [1] 2-143, 144 publ ad, [i-ii] ads   [1s 6d on p 144]   Lacks binding
    GB:   LB destroyed   *LoEN   OB  

  • 9. — [Title as 1903 except there is a full stop following "taught in the school'] | Twelfth edition.
    London: printed for the Lady Superintendent by William Clowes and Sons Ltd; 1905
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-2] ads, [i-ii] iii-viii, [1] 2-144, [i-ii] ads   [1s 6d on binding]   Green limp cloth
    GB:   *LCS  

  • 10. — [Another edition, thirteenth, 1909]

    Bitting 90 records the thirteenth edition as having pages vii, 144. This edition also appeared bound with "Artizan recipes' of 1915 (see entry above).% 1074

  • 11. — Official handbook | of | the National | Training School of Cookery | and Other Branches of Domestic Economy, | Buckingham Palace Road, S.W., | late South Kensington. | Plain cookery | recipes, | as taught in the school. | By | Mrs. Charles Clarke, | Principal. | Second series. Vol. II. | Fourteenth edition.
    London: printed for the Principal by William Clowes and Sons Ltd; 1912
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-2] ads, [i-ii] iii-vii [viii], [1] 2-144, [i-ii] ads   [1s 6d on binding]   Blue-green cloth
    GB:   *Priv coll   LB destroyed  

  • 12. — [Title as fourteenth edition] | Fifteenth edition
    London: printed for the Principal by William Clowes and Sons Ltd; 1916
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-2] ads, [i-ii] iii-vii [viii], [1] 2-144, [i-ii] ads   [1s 6d on binding]  
    GB:   *OPo(F)  
    US:   DLC   NNNAM  

  • 13. — The National | Training School of Cookery | and Other Branches of | Domestic Economy. | 72, Buckingham Palace Road, S.W. 1, | late South Kensington. | Plain cookery | recipes, | as taught in the school. | By | Mrs. Charles Clarke, | late Principal. | Revised by the Principal of the School (Miss Gladys Clarke) | and other members of the staff. | Second series. Vol. II. | Sixteenth edition.
    London: William Clowes and Sons Ltd; 1921
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-2] ads, [i-ii] iii-vii [viii], [1] 2-146   [3s on binding]   Blue-green limp cloth
    Bib:   A323   B91  
    GB:   LB destroyed   *OB  
    US:   ICJ  

    Many of the recipes from the first edition of 1883 still appear here unchanged.% 1077