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WALSH, John Henry   1810-1888


See also: Domestic economy.

  • Manual of domestic medicine
  • Subjects: medical compendium,

    • 1. ["A manual of domestic medicine and surgery', 1858]
      1858
      GB:   LB  

      The BMCat lists an edition of "A manual of domestic medicine and surgery: with a glossary...illustrated, etc.' as published London: 1858.

  • Manual of domestic economy
  • Subjects: compendium,

    • 1. ["A manual of domestic economy' 1856]
      1856
      GB:   SSAT(Ra)  
      US:   DLC  

      The SSAT(Ra) library lists an edition of "A manual of domestic economy suitable to families spending from L100 to L1000 a year' as published London: G. Routledge & Co, 1856.

    • 2. — A manual of domestic economy: suited to families spending from $100 to $1000 a year. Including directions for the management of the nursery and sick room, and the preparation and administration of domestic remedies. By J.H. Walsh, F.R.C.S. Assisted in various departments by a committee of ladies. Illustrated with more than two hundred wood engravings.
      16.5 x 10.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-viii [ix] x-xiv [xv] xvi [1] 2-736   frontis, 56 pls  
      GB:   LB   OB   *OPo(F)  

      According to the BMCat this is the second edition. There is a preface dated 1856. The frontispiece shows an elevation of a town- house.

    • 3. — [Another edition 1874]
      GB:   LB destroyed  
      US:   MCR  

      The BMCat lists a new edition, revised, as published London: 1874. The MCR library catalogue lists an edition of 1874 with the title "A manual of domestic economy: suited for families spending from $150 to $1500 a year. Including directions for the management of the nursery and sickroom, and the preparation and administration of domestic remedies'.

    • 4. — [Another edition 1877]
      GB:   LB destroyed  

      The BMCat lists a new edition as published London: 1877.

    • 5. — A manual of domestic economy; suited to families spending from $150 to $1500 a year. Including directions for the management of the nursery and sickroom, and the preparation and adminsistration of domestic remedies. By J.H. Walsh, F.R.C.S. Assisted in various departments by a committee of ladies. Illustrated with coloured plates by Kronheim, and numerous wood engravings. A new edition, carefully revised.
      19.0 x 13.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [v] vi-x [xi] xii [1] 2-776, [1] 2-8 publ ads   frontis col, 12 num pls col, 11 full-page illus, illus  
      GB:   LB   *OPo(F)  

      Binding: brown cloth, gilt. There are three fold-out coloured plates. The frontispiece shows decorative ferns.

    • 6. — [Title as 1879]
      20.0 x 13.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [v] vi-x [xi] xii [1] 2-776 [i-vi] publ ads   frontis col, 15 num pls col, 11 full-page illus, illus  
      GB:   LB   *OB  

      Date from OB catalogue. Binding: green cloth, gilt. The plates are the same as for the 1879 edition, with double plates replacing fold-out ones.

  • Economical housekeeper
  • Subjects: compendium,

    • 1. The economical housekeeper: being practical advice for purchasing the supplies of the house, and for brewing, baking, preserving and pickling at home. To which are added directions for the management of the dairy, poultry-yard, laundry, and cellar. By J.H. Walsh, F.R.C.S., assisted by a committee of ladies. Illustrated with numerous wood engravings.
      1857
      16.5 x 10.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-vii [viii-ix] x-xii [1] 2-425   frontis, 13 pls  
      GB:   LB   *OB  
      US:   DLC  

      The contents were first published as sections of "A manual of domestic economy' (see above) in 1856. Four of the plates, showing fowl, are signed W.E. Hodgkin.

  • British housekeeper's book
  • Subjects: compendium,

    • 1. The British housekeeper's book: being practical advice for purchasing the supplies of the house. And for brewing, baking, preserving, and pickling at home. To which are added directions for the management of the dairy, poultry-yard, laundry, and cellar. By J.H. Walsh, F.R.C.S., assisted by a committee of ladies, authors of "The English cookery book", "The manual of domestic economy". With numerous illustrations.
      1860
      16.5 x 10.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-vii [viii-ix] x-xii [1] 2-425 [426], [1] 2-4 publ ads   frontis, 13 pls  
      GB:   *WYoLUB  

      This is a later edition of "The economical housekeeper' with a different title and frontispiece.


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