Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes
The complete cook
The | complete cook | by | Lilian Whitling | late Staff Teacher of the National Training School | of Cookery | With forty-two illustrations
London: Methuen and Co; 
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
"First published in 1908" is printed on the verso of the title-page. LB, MCe and OB date the book . 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.
The | practical cook | by | Lilian Whitling | late Staff Teacher of the National Training School | of Cookery
London: Methuen and Co Ltd; 
19.0 x 12.0 cm Pp [i-iv] v [vi] vii-x [xi-xii], 1-194 [195-196],  2-8 publ ads Green cloth
GB: LB *LoEN OB
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".
[Title as ]
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
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.