Household Books Published in Britain: V1 - 1475-1700 (LH)


ABBREVIATIONS

The contents of this section provide basic information applicable to each of the volumes in the series Cookery and household books published in Britain 1800-1914. Not all of the contents will be used within this edition of the present volume; they are, however, included because they represent the scope of research in the field and may provide useful avenues of inquiry for the reader.

List of Short Titles used for frequently cited sources:


  • BLCBritish Library Integrated Catalogue
  • EEBOEarly English Books Online. Compiled by Donald Wing ; revised and edited by John J. Morrison and Carolyn W. Nelson, editors, and Matthew Seccombe, assistant editor. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700. 2d ed., rev. and enl., New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1994, vol 4
  • PRPollard, Alfred W. and G. R. Redgrave. A short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640, 2d ed. rev. & enl. / begun by W. A. Jackson & F. S. Ferguson, completed by Katharine F. Pantzer, London: Bibliographical Society, 1976, 3 vols
  • WWing, Donald Goddard. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700. 2d ed., rev. and enl., New York: Index Committee of the Modern Language Association of America, 1972, vol 1-3
  • WaCompiled by Donald Wing; revised and edited by John J. Morrison and Carolyn W. Nelson, editors, and Matthew Seccombe, assistant editor. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700. 2d ed., rev. and enl., New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1994, vol 4
  • WorldCATWorldCat network of library content and services: http://www.worldcat.org

Signs (abbreviation or sign - interpretation)


  • ad, adsadvertisement, -s
  • ccirca
  • cmcentimetre, -s
  • colcolour
  • engrengraved or engraving
  • flflourished
  • fpfull-page
  • frontisfrontispiece
  • hthalf-title
  • illusillustration, -s
  • inclincluding
  • introintroduction
  • micromicrofilm, microfiche
  • ms, mssmanuscript, -s
  • ndno date (of publication)
  • no.number
  • numnumbered
  • oppopposite, facing page
  • p, pppage, -s
  • pl, plsplate, -s
  • prefpreface
  • priv collprivate collection
  • pseudpseudonym
  • pt, ptspart, -s
  • publpublisher, publisher's
  • supplsupplement
  • tptitle-page
  • transtranslator
  • unnumunnumbered
  • vol, volsvolume, -s
  • £ s dPounds, shillings, pence.
  • . . .enotes the omission of a word or words.
  • [ ]Enclosed words, dates, and so on that have been supplied.
  • [n]Used for numbering unnumbered plates in order to indicate their position.
  • |Used in the title-page transcriptions to indicate a line break; in other words the word or other symbol following the single bar begins on a new line.
  • ||Used in the half-title and title-page transcriptions and in quotations where a lack of punctuation in the original may confuse the meaning for the reader.
  • *Found in the location line placed next to an abbreviation for a book's location, indicates which copy of the book was examined to gather details for the description.
  • sicThis sign follows any unusual presentation in the information that might otherwise be construed as a mistake. However, spellings that were common usage of the period have not been indicated in this way.

Libraries

  • CCambridgeshire, Cambridge, The University Library
  • LWest Yorkshire, Leeds, The Brotherton Library University of Leeds
  • LBLondon, British Library