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Mrs A. B. Marshall's larger cookery book of extra recipes

By MARSHALL, Mrs Agnes Bertha

subjects: general,

  • 1. Mrs A. B. Marshall's | larger cookery book | of | extra recipes | dedicated | by permission | to | H.R.H. Princess Christian | With two hundred and eighty-four illustrations
    London: Marshall's School of Cookery, and Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co Ltd; [1891]
    26.0 x 16.5 cm   Pp [i-iv], [1-5] 6-656, [1-2] 3-28 ads   Green cloth
    Bib:   B310   Rudolph 726  
    GB:   LoEN   OB   *OPo(F)   WYoLCe  
    US:   DLC   KMK  

    In this book the author often refers by page number to recipes in her earlier work, "Mrs A. B. Marshall's cookery book'. The title-page is printed in red and black. The preface is dated November 1891 and both LoEN and OB date the book [1891].
    The copy in the Bitting Collection (Bitting 310) lacks the frontispiece and the advertisements following page 656.
    SCat Westbury 327 describes a dedication copy(') bound in red morocco with gilt-panelled sides and silk end leaves. The name of H.R.H. Princess Christian and her royal arms are on the binding.

  • 2. — Fourth thousand | [Title as [1891]]
    London: Marshall's School of Cookery, and Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co Ltd; nd
    25.0 x 16.5 cm   Pp [i-iv], [1-5] 6-656   Rebound
    GB:   LCF   *WYoLU(B)  

    Like the first edition the title-page is printed in red and black, and the preface is dated November 1891. On the blank leaf preceding the half-title of the WYoLU(B) copy there is a handwritten inscription dated 1894.% 5060

  • 3. — Sixth thousand | [Title as [1891]]
    London: Marshall's School of Cookery, and Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co Ltd; [1894]
    25.5 x 16.5 cm   Pp [i-iv], [1-5] 6-656, [1-2] 3-39 [40] ads   Green cloth
    GB:   *Priv coll  

    The title-page is printed in red and black. The preface is dated November 1891. I have taken the date of publication from a footnote to the preface which states that the thirtieth thousand of "Mrs A. B. Marshall's cookery book" has been "corrected to date of this edition, December 1894.'% 5061

  • 4. — Seventh thousand | [Title as [1891]]
    London: Marshall's School of Cookery, and Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co; [1899]
    26.0 x 16.5 cm   Pp [i-iv], [1-5] 6-656, [1-2] 3-40 ads   Green cloth
    GB:   LB   *LG  

    The title-page is printed in red and black. The preface is dated January 1899.
    The LB copy is rebound.% 5062

  • 5. — [Another edition, eighth thousand, [1902]]
    US:   MCR  

  • 6. — Ninth thousand | [Title as [1891]]
    London: Marshall's School of Cookery, and Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co Ltd; nd
    26.0 x 16.5 cm   Pp [i-iv], [1-5] 6-656, [1-2] 3-40 ads   Green cloth
    GB:   *Priv coll   LCS   ScGQ  

    The title-page is printed in red and black. The preface is dated February 1902.% 5064

  • 7. — [Another edition, tenth thousand, nd]
    GB:   ScGQ  

    Published in London by Marshall's School of Cookery, and Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co Ltd. The preface is dated February 1902.% 5065

  • 8. — [Title as [1891]]
    London: Marshall's School of Cookery, and Robert Hayes Ltd; nd
    25.0 x 16.0 cm   Pp [i-iv], [1-5] 6-656, 1-38 ads   [10s 6d post free on p ii]   Rebound
    GB:   LCS  
    US:   *NN  

    The title-page is printed in red and black. The preface is dated February 1902 and refers to the sixty-fifth thousand of the author's "Cookery book' as "corrected to date of this edition'. There is an advertisement on the verso of the half-title for the eleventh thousand of the "Larger cookery book', probably this edition.% General comments: NUCat records an edition, London: Marshall's School of Cookery, [1902], at DNAL.% 5066