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POPE, Sir William Jackson 1870-1939
William Pope held the Chair of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge and was professorial fellow of Sidney Sussex College. He was knighted in 1919.
- Victorian readers
The Victoria readers / a series of books for standards I. II. III. introductory to the domestic economy readers for standards IV. V. VI. by William J. Pope, F.G.S., first-class honours and medallist in hygiene; head-master of the Lewisham Bridge School, London S.E.; author of "Pope's school reader"; editor of "The object-lesson readers". [In six books]
Book I. for standard I. Food.
16.5 x 11.0 cm Pp [i-iv]  2-100 illus
Book II. For standard II. Food.
16.5 x 11.0 cm Pp [i-iv] 1-124 illus
Book III. For standard III. Materials for clothing and washing.
16.5 x 11.0 cm Pp [i-iv]  2-148 illus
Book IV. A series of lessons on clothing, washing, food / for standard IV.
16.5 x 11.0 cm Pp [i-iv]  2-185 , [i-ii] publ ads illus
Book V. A series of lessons on food / beverages / the skin / personal cleanliness / for standard V.
16.5 x 11.0 cm Pp [i-iv]  2-180, 1-8 publ ads illus
Book VI. A series of lessons on the preparation of food / the dwelling / rules for health, ailments / the sickroom / for Standards VI and VII.
16.5 x 11.0 cm Pp [i-iv]  2-195 illus
GB: LoEN *OB
Binding: each book is bound in blue cloth.
Prices are from the publisher's advertisements.
The author says he aims at "chatty style'. The books were intended for use in accordance with the Code Syllabus for Domestic Economy and also as literary readers.
Subjects: domestic science, study,
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