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The healthy life cook book

By DANIEL, Mrs Florence

subjects: vegetarian cookery,

  • 1. The healthy life | cook book | by | Florence Daniel
    London: C. W. Daniel; 1908
    16.5 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-6] 7-95 [96], [i-xvi] ads   [6d, 1s cloth, on p xiv]   Green paper with a woman and child, fruit, and trees on front
    Bib:   B114  
    GB:   LB   *LoEN   OB  

    This is a vegetarian cookery book.

  • 2. — [Title as 1908] | Second edition | Tenth thousand
    London: C. W. Daniel Ltd; 1915
    16.0 x 10.0 cm   Pp [1-10] 11-114, [i-xiv] ads   [6d on binding]   Beige paper with a woman and child, fruit, and trees on front
    Bib:   B114  
    US:   *DLC  

  • 3. — [Another edition, third]
    US:   ICJ   DLC  

    The fifth edition of 1925 records the third edition as published in 1916; however, NUCat lists a third edition published in London by C. W. Daniel Ltd in 1917, copies of which are held by ICJ and DLC.% 0696

  • 4. — [Another edition, fourth, 1917]

    This edition is listed on the verso of the half-title of the fifth edition of 1925.% 0697

  • 5. — [Title as 1908]
    London: The C. W. Daniel Co; [March 1925]
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-8] 9-98, 99-112 ads   [1s paper, 2s cloth, on binding]   Brown paper
    Bib:   B114  
    GB:   *LB   OB  
    US:   ICJ   NN  

    "Twentieth thousand' is printed on the binding. Printed on the verso of the half-title is "First edition: September, 1908 < Second edition: May, 1915 < Third edition: May, 1916 < Fourth edition: August, 1917 < Fifth edition: March, 1925'. This edition includes the preface to the third edition in which the author says that the "book was originally published for that "straiter" sect of food-reformers who abstain from the use of salt, yeast, etc. But owing to repeated requests from ordinary vegetarians,... I am now including recipes for yeast bread, cheese dishes, nutmeat dishes, etc.... To go to the opposite extreme there is a short chapter for "unfired feeders^`'.% 0698

  • 6. — [Title as 1908]
    London: The C. W. Daniel Co; [1928]
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-4] 5-98, 99-112 ads   [1s paper, 2s cloth, on binding]   Beige paper
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

  • 7. — [Another edition, seventh, April 1931]

    This is listed on the verso of the half-title of the eighth edition.% 0700

  • 8. — The healthy life | cook book | by | Florence Daniel | author of Life and Health of Mind and Body, | Food Remedies, Of Babies, Of Children, etc. | revised by | Maud Baines | co-author of A Complete Guide to Sound, | Successful and Attractive Food Reform; | regular contributor to Health & Life | foreword by | Dr. H. Valentine Knaggs
    London: The C. W. Daniel Co Ltd; [June 1937]
    18.0 x 12.5 cm   Pp [1-4] 5-87, [i-ix] ads   [2s cloth, 1s paper, on inside face of binding]   Light brown paper with a woman and child, fruit, and trees on front
    GB:   LB   *LoEN   OB  

    "Sixty-fifth thousand' is printed on the binding. The publication dates of this, the eighth edition, and previous editions are listed on the verso of the half-title. There are 172 numbered recipes.% 0701