Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes


Cox's manual of gelatine cookery

By ROBERTS, Bertha

  • 1. Cox's | manual | of | gelatine cookery | Seventh edition | revised and enlarged
    Edinburgh: J. and G. Cox Ltd; [copyright 1909]
    17.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-2] 3-70, [i-ii] publ ads   Paper with Edinburgh Castle and box of gelatine on front
    GB:   *LoEN   OB  

    The title-page is bordered in a checked pattern.
    A note on page 2 reads, "Special thanks are due for valuable aid in compiling the present edition of the manual to Miss Esther Clerk of Glasgow; Miss Marion H. Neil, formerly of Glasgow, and now of Philadelphia, USA; and Miss Jessie J. Williams of London." Miss Marion Harris Neil was herself sole author of a number of cookery books; see under her name for a description of these works.
    This edition has 201 numbered recipes. Although many of the recipes bear the same names as in earlier editions, most have been rewritten. The index indicates whether recipes require eggs, whites only, yolks only or no eggs.
    The copyright date, 1909, is printed on the back face of the binding. LoEN and OB date the edition [1910].

  • 2. — Cox's | manual | of | gelatine cookery | Seventh edition | revised and enlarged | Second impression
    Edinburgh: J. and G. Cox Ltd; 1911
    17.5 x 11.5 cm   Pp [1-2] 3-70, [i-ii] ads   Paper with Edinburgh Castle on front
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

    The title-page is bordered in a checked pattern.

  • 3. — Cox's | manual | of | gelatine cookery | Seventh edition | revised and enlarged | Second impression
    Edinburgh: J. and G. Cox Ltd; 1935
    17.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-2] 3-70, [i-ii] publ ads   Paper with Edinburgh Castle and box of gelatine on front
    GB:   *LoEN  

    This is a repeat of the second impression of the seventh edition a quarter of a century after the seventh edition first appeared. Like the original seventh edition, the title-page is bordered in a checked pattern.

  • 4. — Cox's | manual of gelatine cookery | Eighth edition
    Edinburgh: J. and G. Cox Ltd; 1936
    17.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-3] 4-91 [92]   Paper with Edinburgh Castle on front
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

    The introduction is printed on the title-page and thanks Miss Jean Aitken for preparing the recipes. The eighth edition has 200 numbered recipes. It was reprinted in 1938 and 1939 (see below).

  • 5. — Cox's | manual of gelatine cookery | Eighth edition
    Edinburgh: J. and G. Cox Ltd; 1938
    17.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-3] 4-91 [92]   6 double-sided pls col
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

  • 6. — Cox's | manual of gelatine cookery | Eighth edition
    Edinburgh: J. and G. Cox Ltd; 1939
    17.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-3] 4-91 [92]   6 double-sided pls col
    GB:   LoEN   *OPo(F)  

    General comments: EngCat lists "Manual of gelatine cookery for use with Cox's Sparkling Gelatine" by B. Roberts, published by Simpkin in November 1903 for 1s.
    NUCat records NN as holding an undated, 63-page edition of "A manual of gelatine cookery" printed in Leeds by A. Cooke.% American editions: NN has two uncatalogued copies of "Cox's manual of gelatine cookery", both the "Second American edition revised and enlarged by Miss Marion Harris Neil... First impression" issued by J. and G. Cox Ltd, Edinburgh, Scotland, copyright 1909.
    NNNAM holds the "Fifth American edition revised by Miss Marion Harris Neil" issued by J. and G. Cox Ltd, Edinburgh, Scotland, copyright 1914. It also has a later, unnumbered edition bearing the cover-title "Cox's gelatine recipes revised by Marion Harris Neil", New York: The Cox Gelatine Co, copyright 1920.