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BARNETT, Edith A.   


Edith Barnett's interests were not confined to cookery. She wrote "Common-sense clothing" published by Ward, Lock and Co in 1882, co-authored with Hannah Cox O'Neill "Primer of domestic economy" published in 1892 by Macmillan and Co, and produced several other books outside the sphere of domestic science.

  • The cookery instructor
  • Subjects: general,

    • 1. The | cookery instructor; | containing full explanations on | the science and practice | of | cookery, | written | for teachers of cookery in colleges and | schools, mistresses of households, | and cooks. | By | Edith A. Barnett, | Examiner to the National Training School of Cookery, | Lecturer to the National Health Society, etc.
      London: Ward, Lock and Co; nd
      18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-2] ads, [i-iii] iv [v] vi-vii [viii], [9] 10-192, [i-xxxiv] ads   [2s 6d on p viii of ads]   Brown cloth  
      GB:   LB destroyed   *LoEN   OB  

      There are 495 numbered recipes and other items. LoEN, LB and OB date this edition [1881]. The series title, "Ward and Lock's useful handbooks", is printed on the binding.
      There is an undated edition in WYoBCe which I have been unable to examine. NUCat lists an edition in DP dated [1881].

    • 2. — [Title as first edition] | Second edition.
      London: Ward, Lock and Co; nd
      18.0 x 11.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [v] vi-vii [viii], [9] 10-192, [i-xxxiv] ads   Brown cloth  
      GB:   *OPo(F)  

      An advertisement for Dewhurst's Sewing Cotton which cites an award of 1885 indicates that the second edition of "The cookery instructor" was published in 1885 or later. The series title, "Beeton's all about it books", is on the spine.% 0114

    • 3. — [Title as first edition] | Third edition.
      London, New York and Melbourne: Ward, Lock and Co; 1889
      GB:   GrART  

      The title and imprint are from a photocopy of the title-page supplied by GrART.% 0115

  • National Health Society's penny cookery book
  • Subjects: general,

    • 1. National Health Society's | penny cookery book. | By | Edith A. Barnett, | formerly Lecturer for the Edinburgh School of Cookery, | and Examiner at South Kensington.
      London: T. J. Allman; 1879
      14.0 x 9.0 cm   Pp [1-3] 4-35, [i] publ ad   Grey paper  
      GB:   *LB  

      This small booklet has 101 numbered recipes. It is No. 25 in "Allman's penny school series' (the series title is printed on the binding; the series number is not cited in the book itself but is listed on the binding of the spelling book in the series).

    • 2. — [Another edition, nd]

      CBCat 12 and CBCat 23 list this undated edition.% 0117


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