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Handbook of practical cookery

By DODS, Miss Matilda Lees

  • 1. Handbook of | practical cookery | New and enlarged edition | in which special prominence is given to the preparing of new cakes, | jellies, etc.; to very simple recipes for cottage cookery; | also to various modes of preparing food | for the sick-room. | By | Matilda Lees Dods, | Diplo3mee of the South Kensington School of Cookery. | With an introduction | on the philosophy of cookery.
    London, Edinburgh and New York: T. Nelson and Sons; 1886
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-2], [i-iii] iv-v [vi-vii] viii [ix-xxiii] xxiv [xxv] xxvi-xxxvii [xxxviii], [9] 10-299, [i-iii] publ ads   Rebound
    GB:   *LB   LoEN missing   OB  

    This edition is retitled. The half-title is illustrated with a still-life of game. The first six plates are grouped together and included in the pagination, making pages xi-xxii. The remaining plates are not included in the pagination. LB dates its copy 1886 [1885].

  • 2. — [Title as 1886]
    London, Edinburgh and New York: T. Nelson and Sons; 1892
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-2], [i-iii] iv-v [vi-vii] viii [ix-xxiii] xxiv [xxv] xxvi-xxxvii [xxxviii], [9] 10-299   Illustrated ht: Handbook of practical cookery < Dead game < Thomas Nelson & Sons < London, Edinburgh & New-York.
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

    This edition has two half-titles, one of which is illustrated with a still-life of game.% 0879

  • 3. — Handbook of | practical cookery | New and enlarged edition | in which special prominence is given to the preparing of new cakes, | jellies, etc.; to very simple recipes for cottage cookery; | also to various modes of preparing food | for the sickroom | By | Matilda Lees Dods | Diplo3mee of the South Kensington School of Cookery | With an introduction | on the philosophy of cookery
    London, Edinburgh and New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons; 1900
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-vii [viii-ix] x [xi-xxvii] xxviii [xxix] xxx-xli [xlii], [9] 10-289   Red cloth
    GB:   *LB   LG   LWel  

  • 4. — Handbook of | practical cookery | New and enlarged edition | in which special prominence is given to the | preparing of new cakes, jellies, etc.; | to very simple recipes for cottage | cookery; also to various modes | of preparing food for the | sickroom | By Matilda Lees Dods | Diplomee of the S. K. School of Cookery | With an introduction on the philosophy | of cookery
    London, Edinburgh and New York: Eyre and Spottiswoode (Bible Warehouse) Ltd; 1906
    5.5 x 4.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-xii [xiii] xiv [xv-xvii] xviii-xxii [xxiii] xxiv-lxix [lxx], [1] 2-836   Red cloth with moulded dessert on front
    GB:   *LB   LoEN missing   OB missing  
    US:   OCl  

    Miniature dimensions are the distinguishing feature of this edition.% American and Canadian editions: "A handbook of cookery', later retitled "Handbook of practical cookery', was published in the United States and Canada under yet different titles. LWel in Great Britain and DLC, MCR and NNNAM in the United States hold "The art of cooking: a series of practical lessons by Matilda Lees Dods... edited by Henrietta de Conde2 Sherman', New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1880 (Bitting 279 and 622). DLC and NNNAM hold "My mother's cook book: a series of practical lessons in the art of cooking by Matilda Lees Dods... edited by Henrietta de Conde2 Sherman`, Chicago: Charles C. Thompson Co, [copyright 1902] (Bitting 279 incorrectly describes this 230-page book as having 240 pages). MCat lists "The art of cooking (a series of practical lessons)', Toronto: 1880.% 0881