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The ideal cookery book

By FAIRCLOUGH, Miss Margaret Alice

subjects: general,

  • 1. The | ideal cookery book | by | M. A. Fairclough | Lady Principal of the Gloucester Road School of Cookery, London, S.W. | With 48 coloured plates by A. H. Sands | and about 250 illustrations in the text
    London: George Routledge and Sons Ltd; New York: E. P. Dutton and Co; 1911
    25.5 x 18.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-vii [viii] ix-xii [xiii-xiv], 1-945   Maroon cloth
    Bib:   A224   B151  
    GB:   LB   *LoEN   OB  
    US:   ICN   DLC   ViU   MoU   ICJ   MN   NN  

    There are 3,156 numbered recipes followed by one unnumbered recipe for "Gateau violette'. In the preface Miss Fairclough thanks Charles Herman Senn "who has allowed many of the recipes appearing in his various standard cookery books to be reproduced'.
    The OB copy has the spine of the original dust-jacket citing the price of 25s glued to the front end-paper.

  • 2. — [Title as first cited edition]
    London: The Waverley Book Co Ltd; 1911
    25.0 x 18.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-vii [viii] ix-xii [xiii-xiv], 1-945   Half leather, green cloth
    GB:   *WYoLU(B)  

  • 3. — [Title as first cited edition]
    London: The Waverley Book Co Ltd; nd
    25.5 x 18.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-vii [viii] ix-xii [xiii-xiv], 1-945   Blue cloth
    GB:   *WYoLU(B)  

    WYoLU(B) dates this edition 1912.% 1017

  • 4. — [Title as first cited edition]
    London: George Routledge and Sons Ltd; New York: E. P. Dutton and Co; 1914
    25.5 x 18.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-vii [viii] ix-xii [xiii-xiv], 1-945   Red cloth
    GB:   *LB  
    US:   KMK  

  • 5. — [Title as first cited edition]
    London: George Routledge and Sons Ltd; New York: E. P. Dutton and Co; nd
    25.5 x 18.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-vii [viii] ix-xii [xiii-xiv], 1-945   Red cloth
    GB:   *Priv coll  

  • 6. — [Title as first cited edition]
    London: The Blackfriars Publishing Co; nd
    25.5 x 18.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-vii [viii] ix-xii, 1-945   Green cloth
    GB:   *Priv coll  

  • 7. — [Title as first cited edition]
    London: The Waverley Book Co Ltd; nd
    25.5 x 18.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-vii [viii] ix-xii [xiii-xiv], 1-958   Black cloth imitating half leather
    GB:   *LCF  

    The preface refers the reader to an appendix on pages 946-958 which gives the price of each recipe "at the present date'. The appendix itself is dated 1931.% 1020

  • 8. — [Title as first cited edition]
    London: The Waverley Book Co Ltd; nd
    25.5 x 18.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-vii [viii] ix-xii [xiii-xiv], 1-958   Black cloth
    GB:   *LCS  

    The appendix of recipe costs is dated 1935.% 1021

  • 9. — [Title as first cited edition]
    London: Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd; 1950
    25.5 x 18.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-vii [viii] ix-xii [xiii-xiv], 1-944   Maroon cloth
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

    The final leaf is missing in the OPo(F) copy.% 1022