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Little French dinners

By DE RIVAZ, Eveleen

subjects: menus, france, cookery of,

  • 1. The Isobel handbooks. No. 9. | Little | French dinners. | By | Eveleen de Rivaz | ("Eve"). | Edited by | "Isobel" of Home Notes. | With index.
    London: C. Arthur Pearson Ltd; 1899
    18.0 x 11.5 cm   Pp [i-viii], [1] 2-123, [i] ad   [1s on binding]   Brown cloth
    GB:   LCF   *LoEN   OB  

    The author says in the preface that "this work has been compiled with a view of enabling recherche2 little Anglo-French dinners for six or eight to be easily prepared by an English plain cook'. The text comprises thirty menus, each followed by the corresponding recipes. There is an appendix with sections on such topics as savoury toasts and cooking macaroni.
    The author's name is spelled "Evelyn de Rivaz' on the front of the binding.

  • 2. — [Title as 1899]
    London: C. Arthur Pearson Ltd; nd
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-viii], [1] 2-116   [1s on binding]   Grey cloth with wide, vertical stripes on front
    GB:   LB   *OPo(F)  

    LB dates this undated edition [1899].% 0764

  • 3. — Little French dinners | by | Eveleen de Rivaz | ("Eve") | Third edition
    London: C. Arthur Pearson Ltd; 1912
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-vi], [1] 2-116, [i-ii] ads   Rebound
    Bib:   A250  
    US:   *DLC  

    American editions: Bitting 122 records an edition of 110 pages entitled "Little French dinners. By Evelyn de Rivaz. Edited by a famous chef.`, New York: New Amsterdam Book Co, 1900. NUCat lists an edition of 123 pages entitled "Little French dinners. Practical and inexpensive. By Eveleen de Rivaz ("Eve"). Ed. by "Isobel.^`' with the same imprint as Bitting 122. NNNAM holds a 110-page edition, New York: New Amsterdam Book Co, 1902.