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BUCK, William Elgar, Mrs Marian Buck and H. Major
LoEN identifies Buck's initials as signifying William Elgar. See the preceding author entry for information about Mrs Buck.
- The "little housewife"
The | "little housewife" | or | domestic economy for schools, and | classes in cookery, | by | W. E. Buck, M.A., M.D. (Cantab.) & Mrs. Buck, | Hon. Secs. of the Leicester School of Cookery, | and | H. Major, B.A., B.Sc. | Price (cloth), 1s.
Leicester: H. Major, and Midland Educational Co; London: Simpkin and Marshall, Stewart and Co, Moffatt and Paige, and Laurie; Manchester: J. Heywood; 1879
16.5 x 10.5 cm Pp [1-5] 6-104, [i-ii] publ ads 1s Blue cloth
GB: LB destroyed *LoEN OB
The preface is dated Leicester, Christmas 1878. About a quarter of the text deals with such subjects as cleaning, clothing and the management of the sickroom; the remainder discusses food and cookery.
Subjects: education, schools,
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