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The penny guide to fruitarian diet and cookery

By OLDFIELD, Dr Josiah

subjects: vegetarian cookery,

  • 1. [First edition of "The penny guide to fruitarian diet and cookery", 1902]

    The preface to the first edition, dated 1902, is reprinted on the inside face of the binding of the fifth edition at OB.

  • 2. — Second edition. | Twentieth thousand. | The | penny guide | to fruitarian | diet and | cookery | by | Dr. Josiah Oldfield. | Price one penny, net. | 1/- per dozen, post free. | 7/6 per hundred, " [Cover-title]
    Paignton, England: The Order of the Golden Age; nd
    17.5 x 11.0 cm   Pp 1-40   1d   Light green paper with bunch of cherries on front
    US:   *NN  

    The preface, which is printed on the inside face of the binding, is dated 1902.

  • 3. — [Another edition, fourth, fortieth thousand]

    Cited in the fifth edition of Sidney Hartnoll Beard's "A comprehensive guide-book to natural, hygienic and humane diet" which was published in 1906.

  • 4. — Fifth edition. | Fiftieth thousand. | The | penny guide | to | fruitarian diet | and cookery. | By | Dr. Josiah Oldfield. | Price one penny, net. | 1/3 per dozen, post free. | 7/6 per hundred, " [Cover-title]
    Paignton: The Order of the Golden Age; [1906]
    17.5 x 11.5 cm   Pp 1-32, 33-48 ads   1d   Blue paper
    GB:   *OB  

    Printed on the inside face of the binding are the preface to the first edition dated 1902 and the preface to the fifth edition dated 1906. All text is printed in green ink.

  • 5. — [Another edition, sixth, 1908]

    The sixth edition of 48 pages is cited in JCCat 2.

  • 6. — [Another edition, tenth, one hundredth thousand]

    Cited in the seventh edition of Beard's "A comprehensive guide-book to natural, hygienic and humane diet" which was published in 1913.
    The preface to the tenth edition, dated 1912, is reprinted in the one hundred and tenth thousand [see immediately below].

  • 7. — [Another edition, one hundred and tenth thousand, nd]
    GB:   Bookseller's stock  

    The one hundred and tenth thousand was published in London by The Order of the Golden Age. Printed on the inside face of the binding is the preface to the tenth edition dated 1912.

  • 8. — [Another edition, one hundred and twentieth thousand, nd]
    US:   DLC  

    Published in London by The Fruitarian Society.

  • 9. — [Another edition, one hundred and thirty-fifth thousand]

    Cited in the eighth edition of Beard's "A comprehensive guide-book to natural, hygienic and humane diet" which was published in 1921.

  • 10. — 145th thousand. | A popular guide | to fruitarian diet | and cookery. | By | Dr. Josiah Oldfield, | Senior Physician to the | Lady Margaret Hospital, | Sittingbourne, Kent. | Price threepence net. [Cover-title]
    London: The Order of the Golden Age; nd
    18.0 x 11.5 cm   Pp 1-34   3d   Brown paper
    GB:   *ChAVe  

  • 11. — 165th thousand. | A popular guide | to fruitarian diet | and cookery. | By | Dr. Josiah Oldfield | Senior Physician to the | Lady Margaret Hospital, | Doddington. Kent. | Price - sixpence net. (7d. post free). [Cover-title]
    London: The Order of the Golden Age; nd
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp 1-34, 35-46 [47] 48 ads   6d   White paper
    GB:   *LB  

    LB dates this edition [1952].