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A year's cookery

By HAMER, Mrs Sarah Sharp

subjects: menus,

  • 1. A | year's cookery. | Giving dishes for | breakfast, luncheon, and dinner, | for | every day in the year, | with | practical instructions for their preparation. | By | Phillis Browne.
    London, Paris and New York: Cassell, Petter, Galpin and Co; nd
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv, [1] 2-444, 1-4 ads, [1] 2-4 ads   Green cloth
    GB:   LoEN   OB   *OPo(F)  

    Menus for each day are followed by marketing advice and recipes.
    The preface is dated 6 December 1879. LoEN dates its copy [1879]; OB, [1880]. NUCat records a copy in MF by the same publisher but dated 1879 without brackets.

  • 2. — [Another edition, second]
    GB:   Priv coll  

    A private collector reports the second edition, London, Paris and New York: Cassell, Petter, Galpin and Co, nd.% 2039i

  • 3. — [Title as first edition] | Third edition.
    London, Paris and New York: Cassell, Petter, Galpin and Co; nd
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv, [1] 2-444, 1-4 publ ads, [1] 2-4 publ ads   [3s 6d on first page of ads]   Green cloth with design on front incorporating prepared dishes, kitchen utensils and a melon vine
    GB:   *LCS  
    US:   MH  

    "A supplement to Allibone's critical dictionary" dates the third edition 1881. See also the printing history recorded in the 1905 edition.% 2039j

  • 4. — [Another edition, fifteenth thousand]

    This is listed on page 38 of "An illustrated catalogue of the publications", Cassell and Co Ltd's catalogue of February 1887 in OB, and also in CBCat 2/77.% 2039k

  • 5. — [Another edition, seventeenth thousand]
    Rebound
    GB:   LL  

  • 6. — A | year's cookery. | Giving dishes for | breakfast, luncheon, and dinner, | for | every day in the year, | practical instructions for their preparation. | By | Phillis Browne. | Eighteenth thousand.
    London, Paris, New York and Melbourne: Cassell and Co Ltd; nd
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv, [1] 2-444, [i-xvi] ads   Illus
    GB:   LCF   *OPo(F)  
    US:   DLC  

    The title differs from the first edition in that there is no "with" preceding "practical instructions". This edition appears to have been published in 1888 or 1889 since the title-page of the LCF copy bears the inscription, "Fredk T Vine < Received for review. January 9.th 1889."% 2039m

  • 7. — [Another edition, twentieth thousand]

    The twentieth thousand is advertised for 3s 6d in Marie Jenny Sugg's "The art of cooking by gas" published in 1890.% 2039n

  • 8. — A | year's cookery. | Giving dishes for | breakfast, luncheon, and dinner, | for | every day in the year, | with | practical instructions for their preparation; and | a special section on food for invalids. | By | Phyllis Browne. | Twenty-second thousand.
    London, Paris and Melbourne: Cassell and Co Ltd; 1891
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv, [1] 2-476, [i-xvi]   Maroon cloth
    Bib:   B64  
    GB:   *Priv coll  

  • 9. — [Title as 1891] | Twenty-second thousand.
    London, Paris and Melbourne: Cassell and Co Ltd; 1892
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv, [1] 2-476   Rebound
    GB:   *LCS   LWel  

    Like the preceding edition of 1891, this edition of 1892 is also described on the title-page as the twenty-second thousand.
    The LWel copy has sixteen unnumbered pages of publisher's advertisements following page 476. It is bound in red cloth.% 2039o

  • 10. — [Another edition, twenty-fourth thousand, 1895]

    Listed in CBCat 2/77.% 2039p

  • 11. — A | year's cookery | giving dishes for | breakfast, luncheon, and dinner | for | every day in the year | with | practical instructions for their preparation, and | a special section on food for invalids | by | Phyllis Browne
    London, Paris, New York and Melbourne: Cassell and Co Ltd; 1898
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-2] publ ad, [i-iii] iv, [1] 2-476, [i-ii] publ ad   [1s in publ ad]   Red limp cloth
    GB:   *LB  
    US:   ICJ   WaS   NN  

  • 12. — [Title as 1898]
    London, Paris, New York and Melbourne: Cassell and Co Ltd; 1905
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-2] ad, [i-iii] iv, [1] 2-476 [i-ii] publ ads   [2s in publ ad]   Brown cloth with 2 rows of 5 dinner plates on front
    GB:   *Priv coll  

    The following printing history of "A year's cookery" is on the verso of the title-page: "First edition December 1879. Reprinted January and July 1880, 1882, 1885, 1886, 1888, 1889. New edition September 1891. Reprinted 1892, 1895, 1898, 1902, 1905."% 2039q

  • 13. — A year's cookery | giving dishes for breakfast, luncheon, | and dinner, for every day in the year, | with practical instructions for their | preparation, and a special section on | food for invalids | by | Phyllis Browne | With three full-page plates
    London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne: Cassell and Co Ltd; 1910
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-2] ad, [i-iii] iv, [1] 2-476, [i-ii] publ ads   Brown cloth with small still-life on front
    GB:   *WYoLU(B)  

  • 14. — [Title as 1910]
    London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne: Cassell and Co Ltd; 1914
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-2] ads, [i-iii] iv, [1] 2-476, [i-ii] ads   Brown cloth
    GB:   *OPo(F)