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A guide to modern cookery

By ESCOFFIER, Georges Auguste

subjects: france, cookery of,

  • 1. A guide to | modern cookery | by | A. Escoffier | of the Carlton Hotel
    London: William Heinemann; 1907
    24.0 x 14.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-x [xi] xii [xiii] xiv-xvi, [1] 2-880   Green cloth
    Bib:   B146  
    Aus:   VMRoT  
    GB:   LB   LoEN   OB   *OPo(F)  
    US:   DWP   PPD   TU  

    A glossary is followed by 2,973 numbered recipes and twenty pages of menus. According to the 1909 edition there were two printings in 1907: a first edition in May 1907 and a second impression in December 1907. The OPo(F) copy belongs to the first issue since it bears the author's dated signature on the verso of the frontispiece: "A. Escoffier 10 juillet 1907'.

  • 2. — A guide to | modern cookery | by | A. Escoffier | of the Carlton Hotel | With portrait | New and revised edition
    London: William Heinemann; [January] 1909
    24.0 x 15.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-x [xi] xii [xiii] xiv-xvi, [1] 2-891, [i] publ ad   Green cloth
    Bib:   B146  
    GB:   *WYoLU(B)  

    Printed on the verso of the title-page is "First printed, May 1907 < Second impression, December 1907 < New and revised edition, January, 1909'.% 0988

  • 3. — [Title as 1909]
    London: William Heinemann; [August] 1911
    24.0 x 15.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-xvi, [1] 2-891, [i] publ ad   Green cloth
    Bib:   B146  
    GB:   *LB  
    US:   MU  

    Printed on the verso of the title-page is "... New and revised edition, January 1909 < Second impression, August 1911'.% 0989

  • 4. — [Title as 1909]
    London: William Heinemann; [May] 1913
    24.0 x 14.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-xvi, [1] 2-891, [i] publ ad   Green cloth
    Bib:   B146  
    US:   *DLC   OClW   NN  

    Printed on the verso of the title-page is "... New and revised edition, January 1909 < New impressions, August 1911, May 1913."% 0990

  • 5. — [Another edition, March 1916]
    Bib:   B146  

    Recorded in the printing history which appears on the verso of the title-page of later editions, and cited in CBCat 39.% 0991

  • 6. — [Another edition, January 1920]
    Bib:   B146  

    Listed in the printing history which appears in later editions.% 0992

  • 7. — [Title as 1909]
    London: William Heinemann Ltd; [March] 1926
    23.0 x 14.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-xvi, [1] 2-891   LCS

    Printed on the verso of the title-page is "... New and revised edition, January 1909 < New impressions, August 1911, May 1913, March 1916, January 1920, March 1926."% 0993

  • 8. — [Another edition, March 1929]
    Bib:   B146  

    This is recorded in the printing history which appears in later editions.% 0994

  • 9. — A guide to | modern cookery | by | A. Escoffier | of the Carlton Hotel | With portrait
    London: William Heinemann; [June] 1930
    24.0 x 15.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-xvi, [1] 2-891   Green cloth
    Bib:   B146  
    GB:   LCF  
    US:   *DLC  

    Printed on the verso of the title-page is "... New and revised edition, January 1909 < New impressions, August 1911, May 1913, March 1916, January 1920, March 1926, March 1929, June 1930."% 0995

  • 10. — [Title as 1930]
    London: William Heinemann Ltd; [March 1933]
    23.5 x 14.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-xvi, [1] 2-891   Green cloth
    GB:   LCF   *WYoLU(B)  

    Printed on the verso of the title-page is "... New and revised edition, January 1909 < New impressions, August 1911, May 1913, March 1916, January 1920, March 1926, March 1929, June 1930, March 1933'.% 0996

  • 11. — [Another edition, [November 1935]]
    US:   CtY   NNNAM  

    NUCat records this edition published in London by William Heinemann Ltd.% 0997

  • 12. — [Another edition, [1937]]
    US:   MoU  

    NUCat cites this edition published in London by W. Heinemann.% 0998

  • 13. — [Another edition, 1939]

    This is recorded in the printing history which appears in later editions.% 0999

  • 14. — A guide to | modern cookery | by | A. Escoffier
    Melbourne, London and Toronto: William Heinemann Ltd; [1951]
    23.0 x 14.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-xvi, [1] 2-891   Green cloth
    GB:   *LCF  

    This edition has no frontispiece. Printed on the verso of the title-page is "First published 1907 < Reprinted 1907, 1909, 1911, 1913, 1916, 1920, 1926, 1929, 1930, 1933, 1935, 1937, 1939, 1951'.% 1000

  • 15. — [Title as [1951]]
    Melbourne, London and Toronto: William Heinemann Ltd; [1952]
    23.0 x 14.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-xvi, [1] 2-891   Green cloth
    GB:   *Priv coll  

    The printing history on the verso of the title-page is as described for the 1951 edition with the addition of the year "1952'.% 1001

  • 16. — G. A. Escoffier | A guide | to modern | cookery | with an introduction by | Euge1ne Herbodeau
    Melbourne, London and Toronto: Heinemann; [1957]
    23.0 x 14.0 cm   Pp [i-vi] vii-ix [x] xi-xv [xvi], [1-2] 3-840   Blue cloth
    GB:   LB   *LCF   LoEN   OB   WYoLCe  
    US:   DLC   IU   CU-A   KU   PP  

    Printed on the verso of the title-page is "First published 1907 < Fifteen impressions 1907-1952 < Second edition, reset, 1957".

  • 17. — [Title as [1957]]
    Melbourne, London and Toronto: Heinemann; [1959]
    23.0 x 14.0 cm   Pp [i-vi] vii-ix [x] xi-xv [xvi], [1-2] 3-840   Blue cloth
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

    Printed on the verso of the title-page is "... Second edition, reset, 1957 < Second impression".% 1002a

  • 18. — [Another edition, second edition, third impression, 1961]

    Cited in CulCat 5.% 1003

  • 19. — [Another edition, 1966]

    Listed in AbCat September 1975.% 1004

  • 20. — [Another edition, eighth impression, 1977]
    GB:   Priv coll  

    General comments: "A guide to modern cookery' is a translation of "Le guide culinaire' which was first published in Paris in 1903. The original English translation of 1907 continued to be issued into the 1970s. Only in 1979 did a new translation appear, based on the fourth French edition of 1921: "The complete guide to the art of modern cookery: the first translation into English in its entirety of "Le guide culinaire" translated by H. L. Cracknell and R. J. Kaufmann', London: Heinemann, [1979].% 1005