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Elements of the theory and practice of cookery

By WILLIAMS, Mrs Mary Emma and Katharine Rolston Fisher

subjects: education, schools,

  • 1. [First edition of "Elements of the theory and practice of cookery", 1901]
    US:   DLC   KMK   MtBC   WaS   WaWW   OClW   PPPL   PPD   ICJ   MB  

    NUCat cites New York: The Macmillan Co; London: Macmillan and Co Ltd, 1901.

  • 2. — [Another edition, 1902]
    US:   NIC   DLC  

    NUCat cites New York: Macmillan; London: Macmillan, 1902.
    Bitting 498 catalogues an edition dated 1902 but does not cite London as a place of publication.

  • 3. — [Another edition, 1903]
    US:   OCU   PPD  

    NUCat cites New York: The Macmillan Co; London: Macmillan and Co Ltd, 1903 [copyright 1901].

  • 4. — [Another edition, 1907]
    US:   OU  

    NUCat cites New York: The Macmillan Co; London: Macmillan and Co Ltd, 1907.

  • 5. — [Another edition, 1908]
    US:   OCl   OOxM   MH  

    NUCat cites New York: The Macmillan Co; London: Macmillan and Co Ltd, 1908 [copyright 1901].

  • 6. — Elements | of the | theory and practice of | cookery | a text-book of household science for | use in schools | by | Mary E. Williams | Supervisor of Cookery in the public schools of the | Boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx | New York City | and | Katharine Rolston Fisher | formerly Teacher of Cookery in these schools
    New York: The Macmillan Co; London: Macmillan and Co Ltd; 1909
    17.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-vii [viii] ix-xv [xvi] xvii-xix [xx] xxi [xxii], 1-347, [i-iii] publ ads   [4s 6d on dust-jacket]   Brown cloth with heads of grain on front
    GB:   *OB  

    The printing history on the verso of the title-page reads, "Copyright, 1901, by The Macmillan Company. Set up and electrotyped February, 1901. Reprinted April, July, September, 1902; June, 1903; April, 1905; January, September, 1906; March, October, 1907; January, August, 1908; January, 1909." The text contains 502 numbered recipes.
    NUCat records editions dated 1909 at NN, MnHi and ViU but does not indicate whether London is given as a place of publication.

  • 7. — [Another edition, 1912]
    US:   DHEW  

    NUCat cites New York, London: The Macmillan Co, 1912.

  • 8. — [Another edition, 1913]
    US:   ViU   MH   ICRL   NIC   PP  

    NUCat cites New York: The Macmillan Co; London: Macmillan and Co Ltd, 1913.

  • 9. — [Title as 1909]
    New York: The Macmillan Co; London: Macmillan and Co Ltd; 1915
    GB:   LB destroyed  
    US:   PP   KMK   DLC  

    The printing history on the verso of the title-page of the 1909 edition is repeated on the verso of the title-page of this edition with the addition of "... November, 1910; January, October, December, 1911; March, August, October, 1912; January, July, December, 1913; February, 1915.
    This entry is compiled in part from a photocopy of the title-page and its verso supplied by DLC.

  • 10. — [Another edition, 1916]
    US:   DLC   NIC   OrP   ICJ  

    NUCat cites New York: The Macmillan Co; London: Macmillan and Co Ltd, 1916.% General comments: NUCat also cites an edition, New York etc: The Macmillan Co, 1917, at MH, and an edition, New York: Macmillan, 1923, at OOxM, but in neither case does it indicate whether London is included as a place of publication in the imprint.