Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes


The complete cook

By WHITLING, Miss Lilian

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  • 1. The | complete cook | by | Lilian Whitling | late Staff Teacher of the National Training School | of Cookery | With forty-two illustrations
    London: Methuen and Co; [1908]
    21.0 x 13.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-x, 1-562 [563-564], [1-2] 3-40 publ ads dated February 1908   Blue cloth
    Bib:   A73   B494  
    GB:   *LB   LCF   MCe   OB  
    US:   DLC  

    "First published in 1908" is printed on the verso of the title-page. LB, MCe and OB date the book [1908]. The OB copy has the original dust-jacket citing the price of 7s 6d glued to the front end-paper.
    In the preface Miss Whitling says she modelled her book on "The Boston cookery book" by Mrs M. J. Lincoln".
    OPo(F) holds a copy with publisher's advertisements dated September 1911.

  • 2. — The | practical cook | by | Lilian Whitling | late Staff Teacher of the National Training School | of Cookery
    London: Methuen and Co Ltd; [1925]
    19.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v [vi] vii-x [xi-xii], 1-194 [195-196], [1] 2-8 publ ads   Green cloth
    GB:   LB   *LoEN   OB  
    US:   NN  

    This is an abridged and retitled edition of "The complete cook". Printed on the verso of the title-page are the words, "First published in this form in 1925 < This edition is based on "The complete cook," by Lilian Whitling, published in 1908".

  • 3. — [Title as [1925]]
    London: Harrods Ltd; nd
    19.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v [vi] vii-x [xi-xii], 1-194 [195-196]   Red cloth
    GB:   *LCS  

    There is no indication on the verso of the title-page nor elsewhere in the text that this edition is based on "The complete cook". No publication date is cited.