Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes


Domestic cookery

By YOUNG, Mrs Hannah M.

subjects: general,

  • 1. Domestic cookery: | with special reference to | cooking by gas. | By | H. M. Young, | First Class Diplomee as Demonstrator of Cookery, | Medallist, &c., &c. | Price, one shilling and sixpence. | Second edition.
    London: Mackie and Co Ltd; Warrington: Mackie and Co Ltd, and H. M. Young; nd
    18.0 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-iv], [1] 2-157, [i-iv] ads   1s 6d   Maroon cloth with medals on front
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

    The preface is dated 7 October 1886, as are the prefaces of the fourth, fifth and eighth editions, indicating that the first edition was probably issued in 1886. The text contains 349 numbered recipes followed by information on the gas cooking range.

  • 2. — Domestic cookery: | with special reference to | cooking by gas. | By | H. M. Young, | First Class Diplomee as Demonstrator of Cookery, | Medallist, &c., &c. | Price, one shilling and sixpence | (nett). | Fourth edition.
    London: Mackie and Co Ltd; Warrington: Guardian Office, and H. M. Young; nd
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iv], [1] 2-157, [i-iv] ads   1s 6d   Red cloth with medals on front
    GB:   *Priv coll  

  • 3. — Domestic cookery: | with special reference to | cooking by gas. | By | H. M. Young, | First Class Diplomee as Demonstrator of Cookery, | Medallist, &c., &c. | Price, one shilling and sixpence | (net). | Fifth edition.
    London: Mackie and Co Ltd; Warrington: Mackie and Co Ltd, and H. M. Young; nd
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iv], [1] 2-157, [i-iii] ads   1s 6d   Maroon cloth with medals on front
    GB:   *LCF  

  • 4. — [Another edition, sixth]

    Advertised for 1s 6d in the LCF copy of the first edition of Young's "Choice cookery".

  • 5. — [Another edition, seventh]

    Cited in AbCat Spring 1977.

  • 6. — Domestic cookery: | with special reference to | cooking by gas. | By | H. M. Young, | First Class Diplomee as Demonstrator of Cookery, | Medalist, &c., &c. | Price, two shillings. | Eighth edition.
    Warrington: H. M. Young; Manchester and London: John Heywood; nd
    18.0 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-iv], [1] 2-157, [i-iii] ads   2s   Red cloth with medals on front
    GB:   *LWel  

  • 7. — [Another edition, ninth]

    Listed in BCat Parkinson, March 1975.

  • 8. — [Another edition, eleventh]

    Cited in BlackCat 2 and advertised for 1s 6d in the fourth and fifth editions of Young's "Choice cookery".

  • 9. — [Another edition, nineteenth, nd]
    GB:   Priv coll   LB destroyed  

    BMCat cites the nineteenth edition, Warrington: H. M. Young, [1897], pages 167.

  • 10. — Domestic cookery | with special reference to | cooking by gas. | By | H. M. Young, | First Class Diplomee as Demonstrator of Cookery, | Medalist, &c, &c. | Price one shilling. | Twenty-first edition.
    Chester: H. M. Young; Manchester and London: John Heywood; [1897]
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-2] ads, [i-iv], [1] 2-216, [i-iv] ads   1s   Red cloth with medals on front
    GB:   LB   *LoEN   OB  

    In the preface to the twenty-first edition, which is dated 24 March 1897, Mrs Young says, "I have in this edition incorporated over 150 new recipes.... At the same time, the price of the book has been reduced." The text contains 502 numbered recipes followed by a section on the gas cooking range.