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STOKER, Jane   

  • Manual of domestic economy
  • Subjects: domestic science, study,

    • 1. A manual of domestic eonomy: a reading-book for girls' schools, and adapted to requirements of Code 1875. By Jane Stoker, author of "Home Comfort"; lecturer on domestic economy in Stockwell Training College, London.
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-ii] [1] 2-111 [i] ii-xiv  
      GB:   *LB  

      Date from BMCat.
      Binding: purple cloth.
      Each page is headed by a different proverb or maxim.

  • Home comfort
  • Subjects: domestic science, study,

    • 1. Home comfort: a complete manual of domestic economy for schools and colleges. By Jane Stoker, lecturer on domestic economy at Stockwell Training College; author of "A manual of domestic economy".
      18.0 x 11.5 cm   Pp [1-2] [i] ii-vii [viii] [7] 8-266, [i-ii] publ ads   [2s 6d  
      GB:   *LB  

      Date from BMCat. Binding: purple cloth, gilt. This is a very similar work to Jane Stoker's "A manual of domestic economy', and it also has proverbs and maxims running across the head of each page, but the contents have been expanded to suit the needs of older readers.

    • 2. — [Title as [1876]] New edition, revised and enlarged.
      18.0 x 11.5 cm   Pp [1-2] [i] ii-vii [viii] [7] 8-255 [256] [1-3] 4-38, [i-vi] publ ads  
      GB:   *OPo(F)  

      Binding: magenta cloth. There is an appendix of "useful recipes".

  • Useful recipes
  • Subjects: receipts,

    • 1. ["Useful recipes']

      A advertisement in the second volume of "Stewart's domestic economy reading-book' states that "Useful recipes' a sequel to "Home comfort' by Jane Stoker was published at 4d by W. Stewart & Co, ondon. It is quite possible that this collection formed the appendix to the second edition of "Home comfort'.

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