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The lady's assistant for regulating and supplying her table

By MASON, CHARLOTTE

subjects: household management, cookery, recipes, health,

  • 1. The lady's assistant for regulating and supplying her table; containing one hundred and fifty select bills of fare . . . now first published from the manuscript collection of a professed housekeeper, who had upwards of thirty years experience in families of the first fashion. etc. [Anon.].
    London: printed for J. Walter   1773
    22 cm.   iv, 408 p.  
    GB:   ANLW  
    US:   KMK  

    --2nd ed. corrected and enlarged. London: printed for J. Walter, 1775. LeU(B): KMK; NYPL
    --3ed. London: printed for J. Walter, 1777. LWML; LeU(B): MH; NNNAM, NIC
    --4th ed. Dublin: printed for Robert Burton, 1778. DNLI; LWS: DCLC
    --a new ed. corrected and enlarged. London: printed for J. Walter, 1786. LBL; LWML; LeU(B): KMK; MH
    --6th ed. corrected and enlarged. London: printed for J. Walter, 1787. BPL DoCL; LeU(B): FTaSU; NNNAM; NYPL
    --7th ed. London: printed for J. Walter, 1793. --: WU
    --a new ed. London: printed for J. Walter, [c.1800]. LBL
    1. The author described herself as 'Mrs. Charlotte Mason', but she is listed as 'Mrs. Sarah Mason’ by Vicaire, p. 572, and as 'Sarah Mason’ in the NUCat.
    2. Printed at the same time as the 3rd ed. (1777) was 'an appendix to the lady's assistant, and complete system of cookery . . . with remarks on kitchen-poisons, and necessary cautions thereon'. Some copies of the 3rd ed. are bound with the appendix, others not. There are a few copies (e.g. DCLC) with the appendi

    Bitting, pp. 313-14; Oxford, pp. 107-8