Household Books Published in Britain: V2 - 1700-1800 (VM)


SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WORKS CONSULTED

All the sources consulted were either printed or typed, and they are divided into two main groups. The first, PRIMARY SOURCES, are subdivided into four sections: (A) Newspapers and Periodicals; (B) Works written in the eighteenth century; (C) Works of Reference; and (D) Select Typescripts. The second, SECONDARY SOURCES are subdivided into three sections: (A) Books; (B) Articles; and (C) Theses.

1. Primary Sources

A. Newspapers and Periodicals

The dates shown against works without an asterisk indicate the years within which research-sampling was carried out. The dates shown against works with an asterisk indicate the full duration of the magazine's existence, within one series.

  • Caledonian Mercury, 1736-1800
  • Connecticut Journal, 1796
  • Edinburgh Advertiser, 1764-1800
  • Edinburgh Evening Courant, 1719-1800
  • Gentleman's Magazine,* Series 1, 103 vols., London, 1731-1833
  • Newcastle Journal, 1753
  • Public Advertiser, 1734-76
  • Scots Magazine,* Series 1, 79 vols., Edinburgh, 1739-1817

B. Works written in the eighteenth century

This section includes eighteenth-century manuscripts which have been edited and published for the first time in the twentieth century; reprints of eighteenth-century works; and books published in the eighteenth century which have been referred to in 'Notes' to main entries.

  • Armstrong, John, Miscellanies, 2 vols., London, 1770.
  • Baillie, Lady Grisell, The Household Book of Lady Grisell Baillie, 1692-1733, ed. by Robert Scott Moncrieff, Scottish History Society Publications, Series 2, vol. 1, Edinburgh, 1911.
  • Blencowe, Ann, The Receipt Book of Mrs. Ann Blencowe, A.D. 1694, with an intro. by George Saintsbury, London, 1925.
  • Essex, John, The Young Ladies Conduct: Or, Rules for Education, London, 1722.
  • Gaine, Hugh, Catalogue of Books, Lately Imported, New York, 1792.
  • -------- The Journals off Hugh Gaine, ed. by Paul Leicester Ford, 3 vols., New York, 1902.
  • Gamett, Thomas, Observations on a Tour Through the Highlands and Part of the Western Isles of Scotland, London, 1800.
  • Lockhart, Martha, Lady Castlehill, Lady Castlehill's Receipt Book, [from a collection made in 1712], ed. by Hamish Whyte, Glasgow, 1976.
  • Macdonald, John, Travels: 1745- 1779, The Memoirs of an Eighteenth Century Footman, with an intro. by John Beresford, London, 1927.
  • Newington, Thomas, A Butler's Recipe Book, 1719, ed. by Philip James, Cambridge, 1935.
  • Orlebar, Diana (née Astry), Diana Astry's Recipe Book, c. 1700, ed. by Bette Stitt, Bedfordshire Hist. Rec. Soc. pubn., No. 37, Streatley, 1957.
  • Raper, Elizabeth, The Receipt Book of Elizabeth Raper, and a Portion of her Cipher journal, 1756-1770, London, 1924.
  • Robertson, Hannah, The Life of Mrs. Robertson, Edinburgh, 1792.
  • Simmons, Amelia, American Cookery [Facsimile edition], Oxford, 1958.
  • Smith, E[liza], The Compleat Housewife: Or, Accomplish'd Gentlewoman's Companion (15th ed., 1753) [Facsimile edition], with a foreword by Lord Montagu of Beaulieu, London, 1968.
  • Verral, William, The Cook's Paradise [Being William Verral's Complete System of Cookery, published in 1759. With Thomas Gray's Cookery Notes in Holograph], with an intro. By Rodolphe Louis Mégroz (and appendices), London, 1948.

C. Works of Reference

This section includes biographical dictionaries, catalogues, lists of books displayed at exhibitions, directories, and, above all, bibliographies, particularly those covering household and cookery books.

  • Abigail Books [Specialists in cookery books], of 31 Sackville Street, London, W1X 1DB. Book catalogues. Various dates (including those issued from the former address at Buckham Hill, Uckfield, Sussex).
  • American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Massachusetts, Dictionary-Catalog of American Books, Boston, 1971.
  • -------- A Society's Chief Joys [An exhibition from the collections of the American Antiquarian Society for the Grolier Club of New York], Worcester, Mass., 1969.
  • Amerine, Maynard (compiler), A List of Bibliographies and a Selected List of Publications that Contain Bibliographies on Grapes, Wines and Related Subjects, Berkeley, California, 1971.
  • Aresty, Esther B., The Delectable Past [Bibliographical Section], London, 1965.
  • Ash, Lee (compiler), Subject Collections [A guide to special book collections and subject emphases as reported by university, college, public, and special libraries and museums in the United States and Canada]. 4th edition. New York and London, 1974.
  • ASLIB Directory, ed. by Brian J. Wilson, Information Sources in Science, Technology and Commerce, vol. 1, London, 1968; vol. 2, London, 1970.
  • Axford, Lavonne B., English Language Cookbooks, 1600-1973, New York, 1976.
  • Baker, E. Allan, Bibliography of Food, London, 1958.
  • Beeleigh Abbey Books [The Antiquarian Book Dept. of W. & G. Foyle Limited], of Beeleigh Abbey, Maldon, Essex. Catalogue BA/20—Agriculture and Botany, Medicine, Science and Technology, [1975].
  • Besterman, Theodore, A World Bibliography of Bibliographies, and of Bibliographical Catalogues, Calendars, Abstracts, Digests, Indexes, and the Like, 4 vols., Lausanne, 1965-6.
  • Bethell, Richard Morland Tollemache, Lord Westbury, A Handlist of Italian Cookery Books, Firenze [Florence], 1963.
  • Birrell & Gamett Limited, of 30 Garrard Street, London, W.1. Catalogue No. 27, Domestic Books of All Ages, [c.1931].
  • -------- Catalogue No. 37, A Catalogue of Cookery Books from the Collection of J. E. Hodgkin, Esq., Dr. A. W. Oxford and other sources, [c.1934].
  • Bitting, Katherine Golden, Gastronomic Bibliography, San Francisco, 1939; reprinted Ann Arbor, 1971.
  • Book Auction Records, vols. 1-72, London, 1902-75. [A priced and annotated annual record of international book auctions.]
  • Boston Public Library, A List of Books on Domestic Science in the Public Library of the City of Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, 1911.
  • British Museum General Catalogue of Printed Books, photolithographic edition to 1 955, 263 vols., London, 1960-6.
  • Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 105th edition, London, 1970.
  • Cahoon, Herbert, Labels to Accompany the Grolier Club Exhibition Held at the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, 1960.
  • Carlson, Victoria, A Bibliography for Cookery Investigation, New York, 1927.
  • Christie's [Messrs Christie, Manson 8t Woods], Auctioneers, London. Book Catalogues. Various dates.
  • Clarke, Janet, Antiquarian Cookery Bookseller, late of Manor House, Hunterston, Nantwich, Cheshire. Her series of cookery book Catalogues, Nos. 1 — 15. Various dates (including those issued from the new address at 3 Woodside Cottages, Freshford, Bath, Avon).
  • Cochrane, John George, Catalogue of the Library at Abbotsford, Edinburgh, 1836.
  • Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration Library, A List of Selected Material from the Vehling Collection, Ithaca, N.Y., n.d.
  • Crahan, Marcus E., One Hundred Sixteen Uncommon Books on Food and Drink, Berkeley, California, 1975. [Published by the Friends of the Bancroft Library.]
  • Dictionary of National Biography, ed. by Sir Leslie Stephen and Sir Sidney Lee, 21 vols., London, 1908-9.
  • Doeltz, Clara L., Complete Catalog of the Clara L. Doeltz Collection of Rare and Modern Cookery Books, Detroit, [c.1923].
  • Drexel, Theodor, Catalog der Kochbücher-Sammlung von Theodor Drexel, Frankfurt, 1885-91[6 catalogues issued: 1885, 1887, 1888, and 1891].
  • Edinburgh: Edinburgh Bibliographical Society, General Index to Publications I-XV, compiled by Marryat Ross Dobie, Edinburgh, 1936.
  • Edinburgh: Faculty of Advocates, A Catalogue of the Library of the Faculty of Advocates, 3 vols., Edinburgh, 1742.
  • -------- A Catalogue of the Printed Books in the Library of the Faculty of Advocates, 7 vols., Edinburgh, 1863-79.
  • Edinburgh: National Library of Scotland, Catalogue of the Lauriston Castle Chapbooks, Boston,1964.
  • Edinburgh: Royal College of Physicians, Catalogue of the Library of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, compiled by J. Matheson Shaw, 2 vols., Edinburgh, 1898.
  • Edinburgh: Signet Library, Catalogue of an Exhibition of 18th Century Scottish Books at the Signet Library, Edinburgh, Scottish Committee of the Festival of Britain, Edinburgh, 1951.
  • Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh Library, Catalogue of the Printed Books in the Library of the University of Edinburgh, 3 vols., Edinburgh, 1918-23.
  • English Bibliographical Sources, Series 1: Periodical Lists of New Publications, ed. by David Fairweather Foxon; as follows:
  • No. 1- The Monthly Catalogue: 1714-17, 1964.
  • No. 2- The Monthly Catalogue: 1723-30, 2 vols., 1964.
  • No. 3- A Register of Books: 1728-32, 1964.
  • No. 4- Bibliotheca Annua: 1699-1703, 2 vols., 1964.
  • No. 5- The Annual Catalogue: 1736-37, 1965.
  • No. 6- The Gentleman's Magazine: 1731-51, 1966.
  • No. 7- The London Magazine: 1732-66, 1966.
  • No. 8- The British Magazine: 1746-50, 1965.
  • Evans, Charles, American Bibliography: A Chronological Dictionary of all Books, Pamphlets and Periodical Publications Printed in the United States of America, 1639-1800, 14 vols., Chicago, 1903-34.
  • Feret, Barbara L., Gastronomical and Culinary Literature, Metuchen, N.J., and London, 1979.
  • Foxon, David Fairweather, Thoughts on the History and Future of Bibliographical Description, Los Angeles and Berkeley, 1970.
  • Halkett, Samuel, and Laing, John, Dictionary of Anonymous and Pseudonymous English Literature, 9 vols., Edinburgh, 1926-62.
  • Hawkes, Arthur John, Lancashire Printed Books, Wigan, 1925. [A bibliography of all the books printed in Lancashire down to the year 1800.]
  • Hazlitt, William Carew, Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine, London, 1886; 2nd edn., London, 1902.
  • Heltzel, Virgil Barney, A Check List of Courtesy Books in the Newberry Library, Chicago, 1942.
  • Henrey, Blanche, British Botanical and Horticultural Literature before 1800, 3 vols., Oxford,1975.
  • Hofstra Library Associates, Hofstra University Library, New York, Cook Books: A Special Collection. Drawn in its Entirety from the Collection of Lucille Fillin, Hempstead, N.Y., 1976. [Prepared for an exhibition in the Filderman Gallery, Hofstra University, held from 22 June to 3 September 1976.]
  • Kitchiner, Apicius Redivivus: The Cook's Oracle, 4th edition, London, 1822. [Full name of author should read: Kitchiner, William.].
  • Lewer, Henry William (editor), A Book of Simples, London, 1908.
  • Lillywhite, Bryant, London Coffee Houses: A Reference Book of the Coffee Houses of the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, London, 1963.
  • Lincoln, Waldo, American Cookery Books, 1742-1860, Worcester, Mass., 1929; reprinted 1954.
  • London: Library Committee of the Corporation of London, The Guildhall Miscellany, No. 9, London, 1958.
  • London: The London Library, Catalogue of the London Library, 5 vols., London, 1913-53.
  • -------- A Subject Index of the London Library, 4 vols., London, 1909-55.
  • London: The Patent Office Library, Subject List of Works on Domestic Economy, London, 1902.
  • Lowenstein, Eleanor, Bibliography of American Cookery Books, 1742-1860, Worcester, Mass., 1972 [based on Waldo Lincoln's American Cookery Books, 1742-1860 see earlier].
  • Lyle, John, Bookseller [Lyle and Davidson Limited], of Harpford, Sidmouth, Devon. Book Catalogue No. 3 [1976].
  • Maggs Bros. Limited, Antiquarian Booksellers, of 34/35 Conduit St., London, W.1. Catalogue No. 645, Food and Drink through the Ages: 2500 B.C. to 1937 A.D., 1937.
  • Manchester Libraries Committee, The Manchester Press before 1801, Manchester, 1931.
  • Murphy, Claudia Quigley, The Fine Collection of Cookery Books formed by Mrs. Claudia Quigley Murphy, issued as Catalogue No. 2063 by The Anderson Galleries, Inc., of 489 Park Avenue, New York City, 1926.
  • Murrey, Thomas J., The Murrey Collection of Cookery Books, New York, [c.1895].
  • National Union Catalog Pre-1956 Imprints, 684 vols., London and Chicago, 1968.
  • New York Academy of Medicine, Subject Catalog of Books held by the New York Academy of Medicine, Boston, 1969 [and Supplement No. 1, Boston, 1974].
  • Noling, A. W., Beverage Literature: A Bibliography, Metuchen, New Jersey, 1971.
  • Nouvelle Biographie Générale, 44 tomes, Paris, 1855-66.
  • Osler, Sir William, Bibliotheca Osleriana: A Catalogue of Books Illustrating the History of Medicine and Science, Collected, Enlarged and Annotated, 2 vols., Oxford, 1929.
  • Oxford, Arnold Whitaker, English Cookery Books to the Year 1850, London, 1913; reprinted London, 1977.
  • -------- Notes from a Collector's Catalogue; with a Bibliography of English Cookery Books, London, 1909.
  • Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc., of New York City. Book Catalogue, Books on Cookery, XV- XX Centuries, Collected by Arnold Shircliffe, New York, 1954.
  • Pcddie, Robert Alexander, Subject Index of Books Published before 1800, A -Z, London, 1933.
  • Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, My Cookery Books, New York and Boston, 1903.
  • Petits Propos Culinaires, vols. 1-5, London, 1979-80.
  • Plomer, Henry Robert, A Dictionary of the Printers and Booksellers who were at work in England, Scotland, and Ireland from 1688 to 1725, Oxford, 1922.
  • Plomer, Henry Robert, A Dictionary of the Printers and Booksellers who were at work in England, Scotland and Ireland from 1726 to 1775, Oxford, 1932.
  • Robinson, F. J. G., and Wallis, Peter John, Book Subscription List: A Revised Guide, Newcastle, 1975.
  • Rosenthal, A., Limited, Booksellers, of 5 Turl Street, Oxford [now of 9/10 Broad Street, Oxford], Catalogue No. 56, Food and Drink, 1959.
  • Rudolph, G. A., The Kansas State University Receipt Book and Household Manual, Kansas State University Library Bibliography Series, No. 4, Manhattan, Kansas, 1968.
  • Schraemli, Harry, A Resumé of the Great Herr Schraemli Collection, Beverly Hills, California, 1963.
  • Simon, André Louis, Bibliotheca Bacchica, London, 1927; reprinted 1972.
  • -------- Bibliotheca Gastronomica, London, 1953; reprinted 1978.
  • -------- Bibliotheca Vinaria, London, 1913. [A bibliography of works dealing with viticulture, winemaking, distillation, etc.]
  • -------- An Exhibition of Rare Printed Books Assembled and Annotated by André Simon, National Book League, London, 1961.
  • Sotheby's [formerly Sotheby & Co., now Sotheby Parke-Bernet & Co.], Auctioneers, London. Book Catalogues. Various dates.
  • Stark, Lewis M., The Whitney Cookery Collection, New York, 1946.
  • Swinton, Cordelia W., A Bibliography of Cookbooks and Gastronomical Treatises in the Pennsylvania State University Collection, University Park, Pennsylvania, 1972.
  • Times Bookshop Cookery Books 1500-1954, London, 1954.
  • Vicaire, Georges, Bibliographie gastronomique, Paris, 1890; reprinted London, 1954 and 1978.
  • Vinceus, S., An Evaluation of the Vehling Collection, Ithaca, New York, n.d.
  • Watt, Robert, Bibliotheca Britannica; or a General Index to British and Foreign Literature, 4 vols., Edinburgh, 1824.
  • Weiss, Harry B., A Catalogue of the Chapbooks in the New York Public Library, New York, 1936.
  • Welford, Richard, Early Newcastle Typography: 1639-1800, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1907.
  • Wellcome Institute, 183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BP, Catalogue of Printed Books in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library, 1641-1850, London, 1966-76. [Vol. 2 (A-E), Vol. 3 (F—L)—to be continued.]
  • Wing, Donald (compiler), Short-Title Catalogue of Books Printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English Books Printed in other Countries: 1641-1700, 3 vols., New York, 1945-51.

D. Select Typescripts

  • Robb-Smith, Alastair Hamish Tearlach, 'Hannah Glasse. Notes on Editions and Variants' [copy held by the National Library of Scotland was catalogued on 22 January 1962, with press-mark 6.98]. 3 p.
  • University of Bristol, Department of Agriculture and Horticulture Research Station, Long Ashton, Bristol, 'Fruit and Cider' [A list of horticultural and cider classics and works of antiquarian interest in the Library of Long Ashton Research Station], 1963, 22 p.
  • University of British Columbia, Woodward Biomedical Library, Vancouver, British Columbia, 'Captions from the Cookery Book Exhibition held at the Woodward Biomedical Library in July 1976'. 19 p.
  • University of Glasgow, Special Collections Department, 'Three Glasgow Book Collectors: William Euing, 1788-1874; John Ferguson, 1837-1916; David Murray, 1842-1928. An Exhibition of Books and Manuscripts held in the Hunterian Library, University of Glasgow, November 1969', 39 p.
  • University of Glasgow, Special Collections Department, 'Women and Books from the Sixteenth Century to the Suffragettes. An Exhibition held in the Hunterian Library, University of Glasgow, November 1971', 24. p.
  • University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, 'A List of Works in the Blanche Leigh Collection of Cookery Books', [c.1964], 36 p.
  • -------- 'A List of Works in the Preston Collection of English Cookery Books', 20 May 1963, 16 p.

2. Secondary Sources

A. Books

  • Ainsworth-Davis, James Richard, Cooking through the Centuries, London, 1931.
  • Aitken, George Atherton, The Life and Works of John Arbuthnot, Oxford, 1892.
  • Arnold, Walter, The Life and Death of the Sublime Society of Beef Steaks, London, 1871.
  • Askwith, George Ranken, British Taverns: Their History and Laws, London, 1928.
  • Aylett, Mary, and Ordish, Olive, First Catch your Hare: A History of the Recipe-makers, London, 1965.
  • Ayrton, Elisabeth, The Cookery of England, London, 1974.
  • Bayne-Powell, Rosamond, House-keeping in the Eighteenth Century, London, 1956.
  • Bell, Vicars, To Meet Mr. Ellis, London, 1956.
  • Blakelock, Mildred P., Old English Cookery: 1775-1931, London, [1932].
  • Boswell, James, The Life of Samuel Johnson, ed. by Frank Brady, London, 1968.
  • Brillat-Savarin, Jean-Anthelme, The Philosopher in the Kitchen, London, 1970. [First published as Physiologic du Goût, Paris, 1825.]
  • Buckland, Anne Walbank, Our Viands: Whence They Come and How They are Cooked, London,1893.
  • Burnet, Regula, Ann Cook and Friend, London, 1936.
  • Burton, Elizabeth, The Pageant of Georgian England, New York, 1967.
  • Clair, Colin, Kitchen and Table, London, 1964.
  • Comrie, John Dixon, History of Scottish Medicine, 2nd edition, 2 vols., London, 1932.
  • Cooper, Ambrose, The Complete Domestic Distiller, London, 1826.
  • Cooper, Charles, The English Table in History and Literature, London, 1929.
  • Doran, John, Table Traits, with Something on Them, 2nd edition, London, 1854.
  • Drummond, Sir Jack Cecil, and Wilbraham, Anne [later Lady Drummond],The Englishman's Food: A History of Five Centuries of English Diet, revised by Dorothy Hollingsworth, London, 1957.
  • Dunbar, Dunbar E., Social Life in Former Days, Chiefly in the Province of Moray, Edinburgh, 1865.
  • Dutton, Thomas, Food and Drink Rationally Discussed, London, 1894.
  • Ellwanger, George Herman, The Pleasures of the Table: An Account of Gastronomy from Ancient Days to Present Times, London, 1902.
  • Ferguson, John, Bibliographical Notes on Histories of Inventions and Books of Secrets, London, 1959.
  • Flower, Barbara, and Rosenbaum, Elisabeth, The Roman Cookery Book, a Critical Translation of The Art of Cooking by Apicius, for Use in the Study and the Kitchen, London, 1958; reprinted 1961; reissued 1974. [Given the short-title on cover and spine of Apicius: The Roman Cookery Book.]
  • Franklin, Benjamin, On the Art of Eating, Together with Rules of Health and Long Life, ed. by Gilbert Chinard for the American Philosophical Society, [Princeton], 1958.
  • Furnivall, Frederick James, Early English Meals and Manners, Early English Text Society, Original Series, No. 32, London, 1931.
  • Fussell, George Edwin, The Old English Farming Books from Fitzherbert to Tull, 1523-1730, London, 1947.
  • -------- A More Old English Farming Books from Tull to the Board of Agriculture, 1731-1793, London, 1950.
  • -------- and Fussell, Kathleen Rosemary, The English Countrywoman. A Farmhouse Social History, A.D. 1500-1900, London, 1953.
  • Gray, Sarah Virginia, A History of the Publication of Cookbooks in the United States, 1796-1896, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1964.
  • Hackwood, Frederick William, Good Cheer. The Romance of Food and Feasting, London, 1911.
  • Hampson, Charles Phillips, Salford through the Ages, Manchester, 1930.
  • Handley, James Edmund, Scottish Farming in the Eighteenth Century, London, 1953.
  • Hartley, Dorothy, Food in England, London, 1954.
  • Haywood, Abraham, Art of Dining; or Gastronomy and Gastronomers, London, 1852.
  • Hecht, J. Jean, The Domestic Servant Class in Eighteenth-Century England, London, 1956.
  • Henderson, Alexander, The History of Ancient and Modern Wines, London, 1824.
  • Herman, Judith, and Herman, Marguerite Shalett, The Cornucopia, New York, 1973.
  • Isaac, Peter Charles Gerald, History of Printing in the North, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1968.
  • Jeaffreson, John Cordy, A Book about the Table, 2 vols., London, 1875.
  • Kitchin, Arthur H., and Passmore, Reginald, The Scotman's Food. An Historical Introduction to Modern Food Administration, Edinburgh, 1949.
  • Law, Alexander, Education in Edinburgh in the Eighteenth Century, London, 1965.
  • Library Association, Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules (British Text), London, 1967.
  • Lochhead, Marion Cleland, The Scots Household in the Eighteenth Century, Edinburgh, 1948.
  • McDowall, William, History of Dumfries, Edinburgh, 1867.
  • Maclean, James Noél Mackenzie, Reward is Secondary, London, 1963.
  • Maclean, Virginia Elizabeth, Much Entertainment, London and New York, 1973.
  • McNeill, F[rances] Marian, The Scots Kitchen, 2nd edition, Edinburgh, 1963.
  • Marshall, Dorothy, The English Poor in the Eighteenth Century, London, 1926; reissued 1969.
  • Mitchell, Sir Arthur, List of Travels and Tours in Scotland, 1296-1900, Edinburgh, 1902.
  • Nichols, John, Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century, ed. by Colin Clair, Fontwell, Sussex, 1967.
  • Norman, Barbara, Tales of the Table, New York, 1972.
  • Phillips, Frank Tavemer, A Second History of the Worshipful Company of Cooks, London, 1966.
  • Plant, Marjorie, The Domestic Life of Scotland in the Eighteenth Century, Edinburgh, 1952.
  • -------- The English Book Trade. An Economic History of the Making and Sale of Books, 2nd edition, London, 1965.
  • Priestley, Mary, The Female Spectator, London, 1929.
  • Roscoe, Sydney, John Newbery and Successors: 1740-1814, London, 1973.
  • Salaman, Redclifle Nathan, The History and Social Influence of the Potato, Cambridge, 1949.
  • Soyer, Alexis, Pantropheon, or, History of Food and its Preparation from the Earliest States of the World, London, 1853.
  • Stenton, Doris May, The English Woman in History,, London, 1957.
  • Straus, Ralph, Robert Dodsley, London, 1910.
  • Stuart, Marie W., Old Edinburgh Taverns, London, 1952.
  • Tannahill, Reay, Food in History, London, 1973.
  • Tweed, John, Popular Observations on Regimen and Diet, London [c. 1820].
  • Watson, J[ohn] Steven, The Reign of George III [The Oxford History of England series, ed. by Sir George Clark], Oxford, 1960.
  • Williams, Iolo A., Seven XVIIIth Century Bibliographies, London, 1924.
  • Wilson, C. Anne, Food and Drink in Britain from the Stone Age to recent times, London, 1973. Reissued in a paperback edition, 1976.

B. Articles

  • Blake, John B., 'The Compleat Housewife', Bulletin of the History of Medicine, Vol. 49, No. 1, Spring 1975, pp. 30-42.
  • Bonnet, Jean-Claude, 'Le réseau culinaire dans “L'Encyclopédie" ', Annales, economies, sociétés, civilisations, Vol. 31, No. 6, November—December 1976, pp. 891-914.
  • Dodds, Madeleine Hope, 'The Rival Cooks: Hannah Glasse and Ann Cook', Archaeologia Aeliana, Series 4, Vol. 15, pp. 43-68.
  • Drake, T. G. H., 'Eighteenth Century Cookery: The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy, by a Lady (Hannah Glasse)', Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Vol. 28, 1952, pp. 422-4.
  • Hecht, J. Jean, 'Continental and Colonial Servants in Eighteenth-Century England', Smith College Studies in History, Vol. 40, pp. 1-61, 1954.
  • Herbert, A. Kenney, 'The Literature of Cookery', National Review, Vol. 24, September 1894-February 1895, pp. 676-84.
  • Gourley, James Edwin, 'An Annotated List of Bibliographies of Cookery Books', Bulletin of the New York Public Library, Vol. 41, 1937, pp. 696-700.
  • Guthrie, [Douglas James?] [Dr], 'The Lady Sedley's Receipt Book', Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine, 6th ed., Part 2, 1912-13, pp. 163-70.
  • Law, Alexander, 'Teachers in Edinburgh in the Eighteenth Century', Book of the Old Edinburgh Club, Vol. 32, 1966, pp. 113-55.
  • Maclean, Virginia Elizabeth, 'Dr. Johnson in Scotland', Illustrated London News, No. 6901, Vol. 261, August 1973, pp. 49-52.
  • O'Connor, John, 'The Man who Invented the Kitchen Range', Catering Times, 19 February 1976, pp. 5-6. [A biographical sketch of Sir Benjamin Thompson (c.1753-1814), later Count Rumford in the Holy Roman Empire, a leading authority on large-scale cookery and, in 1789, the inventor of the closed-top kitchen range.]
  • Robb-Smith, Alastair Hamish Tearlach, 'Doctors at Table', Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 224, No. 1, 2 April 1973, pp. 28-34.
  • Stark, Lewis M., 'The Whitney Cookery Collection', Bulletin of the New York Public Library, Vol. [50?], February 1946, pp. 1-26. [Reprinted with corrections as a separate booklet.]
  • Steer, Francis W[ilson?], 'A Housewife's Affairs', Guildhall Miscellany, No. 9, July 1958, pp. 43-51.
  • Wilson, C. Anne, 'The Preston Collection', University of Leeds Review, Vol. 9, 1964, pp. 58-70.
  • Wilson, Mary Tolford, 'Amelia Simmons Fills a Need: American Cookery, 1796', William and Mary Quarterly, 3rd Series, Vol. 14, 1957, pp. 16-30.
  • Yost, Genevieve, 'The Compleat Housewife or Accomplish'd Gentlewoman's Companion: A Bibliographical Study', William and Mary Quarterly, 2nd Series, Vol. 18, 1938, pp. 418-35.
  • Zeldin, Theodore, 'Fin, Trés Fin, Extra Fin', New Statesman, 17 January 1975, pp. 86-7.

C. Theses

  • Chalmers, John Putnam, 'Bodleian Deposit Survivors of the First Sixteen Years of the Copyright Act of Queen Anne, 10 April 1710-25 March 1726', University of Oxford B.Litt. thesis, 1974.
  • Law, Alexander, 'Education in Edinburgh in the Eighteenth Century', University of Edinburgh Ph.D. thesis, 1959.
  • McDougall, Warren James, 'Gavin Hamilton, John Balfour and Patrick Neill; A Study of Publishing in Edinburgh in the 18th Century', University of Edinburgh Ph.D. thesis, 1975.
  • Parr, Elizabeth, 'Early Leeds Printers, Publishers and Booksellers; An Example of the Provincial Book Trade in the Eighteenth Century', University of Leeds M.Phil. thesis, 1973.
  • Robinson, F. G., 'Trends in Education in Northern England during the Eighteenth Century: A Biographical Study', 3 vols., University of Newcastle Ph.D. thesis, 1972.

List of Short Titles used for frequently cited sources

  • Ann.Cat.The Annual Catalogue for the years 1736-1737 (with an introduction by David Fairweather Foxon), English Bibliographical Sources, Series 1, No. 5, republished by Gregg-Archive, 1965
  • ArestyEsther B. Aresty, The Delectable Past, London, 1965. [Bibliographical section only]
  • BABCat.A catalogue in a series published by Beeleigh Abbey Books (W. 81. G. Foyle Limited); being No. BA/20, 'Agriculture and Botany: Medicine: Science and Technology', Maldon, Essex [1975]
  • B.& G.Cat.Two catalogues published by Birrell 8: Garnett Limited, 30 Gerrard Street, London, W.1, each cited with its catalogue number after the short title, as follows: No. 27, 'Domestic Books of All Ages' [c.1931]; and No. 37, 'A Catalogue of Cookery Books from the Collection of J. E. Hodgkin, Esq., Dr. A. W. Oxford and other sources' [c.1934]
  • Bib.Ann.Bibliotheca Annua: The Annual Catalogue for the year 1699; and for the years 1701-1703 (with an intro. by David Fairweather Foxon), English Bibliographical Sources, Series 1, No. 4, republished by Gregg-Archive in 2 vols. (1: 1699; 2: 1701- 1703), 1964. The appropriate volume number is cited after short title
  • BittingKatherine Golden Bitting, Gastronomic Bibliography, San Francisco, 1939; reprinted Ann Arbor, 1971. The present compiler has used the original 1939 edition
  • BM Cat.British Museum General Catalogue of Printed Books, Photolithographic Edition to 1955, 263 vols., London, 1960-6.
  • Brit.Mag.The British Magazine: 1746-1750 (with an intro. by David Fairweather Foxon), English Bibliographical Sources, Series 1, No. 8, republished by Gregg-Archive, 1965
  • Christie's Cat.Catalogues of books offered for sale, published by Messrs Christie's (Christie, Manson, & Woods, Auctioneers, London), various dates. The date of the catalogue referred to is cited after short title
  • CrahanMarcus E. Crahan, One Hundred Sixteen Uncommon Books on Food and Drink, Berkeley, 1975
  • DNBDictionary of National Biography, Sir Leslie Stephen and Sir Sidney Lee (edd.), 21 vols., London, 1908-9
  • DrexelTheodor Drexel, Catalog der Kochbücher-Sammlung von Theodor Drexel, 6 issues, Frankfurt a.M., 1885-7-8-91. This is the catalogue of Drexel's cookbook collection, of which there were six different issues between 1885 and 1891. The appropriate date is cited after short title
  • EvansCharles Evans, American Bibliography: A Chronological Dictionary of all Books, Pamphlets and Periodical Publications Printed in the United States of America, 1639-1800, 14 vols., Chicago, 1903-34
  • Gents.Mag.The Gentleman's Magazine (or Monthly Intelligencer), 'Sylvanus Urban' (ed.), Series 1, 103 vols., London, 1731-1833
  • HazlittWilliam Carew Hazlitt, Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine, London, 1886, republished 1902. The present compiler has used the 1902 edition
  • HenreyBlanche Henrey, British Botanical and Horticultural Literature before 1800, 3 vols., Oxford, 1975. The present compiler has used volume 3 only
  • LewerHenry William Lewer, A Book of Simples, London, 1908
  • LincolnWaldo Lincoln, American Cookery Books, 1742-1860, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1929, republished 1954. The present compiler has used the 1954 edition
  • Lond.Mag.The Monthly Catalogue from the London Magazine: 1732-1766 (with an intro. by David Fairweather Foxon), English Bibliographical Sources, Series 1, No. 7, republished by Gregg-Archive, 1966
  • LowensteinEleanor Lowenstein, Bibliography of American Cookery Books, 1742-1860, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1972
  • Lyle Cat.A catalogue in a series published by John Lyle, Bookseller (Lyle & Davidson Limited); being no. 3, Harpford, Sidmouth, Devon [1976]
  • Maggs Bros. Cat.A catalogue in a series published by Maggs Bros. Ltd., 34/35 Conduit Street, London, W.1; being No. 645, 'Food and Drink through the Ages: 2500 B.C. to 1937 A.D., 1937
  • Mon.Cat./1The Monthly Catalogue: 1714-1717 (with an intro. by David Fairweather Foxon), English Bibliographical Sources, Series 1, No. 1, republished by Gregg-Archive, 1964
  • Mon.Cat./2The Monthly Catalogue: 1723-1726; and 1727-1730 (with an intro. by David Fairweather Foxon), English Bibliographical Sources, Series 1, No. 2, republished by Gregg-Archive in 2 vols. (1: 1723-6; 2: 1727-30), 1964. The appropriate volume number is cited after short title
  • MurphyA catalogue published by the Anderson Galleries, Inc., 489 Park Avenue, New York City; being No. 2063, 'The Fine Collection of Cookery Books formed by Mrs. Claudia Quigley Murphy', 1926. Widely called 'Murphy'
  • NUCat.The National Union Catalog Pre-1956 Imprints, 684 vols., London and Chicago. Publication commenced 1968, project not yet completed
  • OxfordArnold Whitaker Oxford, English Cookery Books to the year 1850, London, 1913, republished 1977. The present compiler has used the 1913 edition
  • PennellElizabeth Robins Pennell, My Cookery Books, New York and Boston, 1903
  • Plomer/1Henry R. Plomer, A Dictionary of the Printers and Booksellers who were at Work in England, Scotland, and Ireland from 1668 to 1725, Oxford, 1922
  • Plomer/2Henry R. Plomer, A Dictionary of the Printers and Booksellers who were at Work in England, Scotland, and Ireland from 1726 to 1775, Oxford, 1932
  • Pub.Adv.The Public Advertiser, London Daily Newspaper, owned by the Woodfall family, which commenced in 1734
  • RBA Register of Books: 1728-1732, extracted from the Monthly Chronicle (with an intro. by David Fairweather Foxon), English Bibliographical Sources, Series 1, No. 3, republished by Gregg-Archive, 1964
  • RudolphG. A. Rudolph, The Kansas State University Receipt Book and Household Manual, Kansas State University Library Bibliography Series, No. 4, Manhattan, Kansas, 1968
  • Scots Mag.The Scots Magazine, Series 1, 79 vols., Edinburgh, 1739-1817
  • SimonAndre Simon, Bibliotheca Gastronomica, London, 1953. Reprinted 1978
  • Sotheby Cat.Catalogues of books offered for sale, published by Messrs Sotheby's (formerly Sotheby & Co., now Sotheby Parke Bernet 81 Co., Auctioneers, London), various dates. The date of the catalogue referred to is cited after short title
  • StarkLewis M. Stark, 'The Whitney Cookery Collection', Bulletin of the New York Public Library, issue of February 1946, pp. 3-26 (with an index)
  • VicaireGeorges Vicaire, Bibliographie gastronomique, 1st edn., Paris, 1890; 2nd edn., London, 1954. Reprinted 1978
  • WattRobert Watt, Bibliotheca Britannica; or a General Index to British and Foreign Literature, 4 vols., Edinburgh, 1824. [Authors: vols. 1 and 2; Subjects: vols. 3 and 4]
  • Wing STCDonald Wing, Short-Title Catalogue of Books Printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English Books Printed in other Countries, 1641-1700, 3 vols., New York, 1945-51