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HANSEN-TAYLOR, Mrs Marie   1829-1925


For the author's autobiography up to the death of her husband, Bayard Taylor, on 19 December 1878, see "On two continents: memories of half a century' by Marie Hansen Taylor. There is a British and an American edition: London: Smith, Elder and Co, 1905, and New York: Doubleday, Page and Co, 1905. Born in Gotha, Germany, she emigrated to the United States in her late twenties.

  • Letters to a young housekeeper
  • Subjects: general,

    • 1. Letters | to a young housekeeper | by | Marie Hansen-Taylor | (Mrs. Bayard Taylor)
      London: [printed by Berwick and Smith, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, for] Sampson Low, Marston and Co Ltd; 1892
      19.0 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-vi] vii-xi [xii], 1-219, [i] blank, [1] 2-30 [31-32] publ ads   Blue cloth with floral border on front  
      GB:   LB destroyed   *LoEN   OB  

      Printed on the title-page is the quotation ""And true philosophers, methinks, who love all sorts of natural beauties, should love good victuals and good drinks." Thackeray'. Printed on the verso of the title-page is "Copyright, 1892, by Charles Scribner's Sons, for the United States of America.'
      The author's cookery hints and directions are presented in twenty-four letters. There are many references to German cookery.% American editions: NUCat cites New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1892.


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