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WIGLEY, Mrs W.H.   


  • Our home work
  • Subjects: domestic science, study, domestic science, teaching,

    • 1. Our home work: a manual of domestic economy. For all who need to learn and all who have to teach the subject: for elder girls and pupil teachers in schools; students in training colleges; and mothers and daughters everywhere. By Mrs W.H. Wigley, authoress of "The Marshfield maidens"; and late of the Normal College Schools, Cheltenham. With recommendatory note from the authoress of "The peep of day", "Line upon line", etc.
      [1876]
      17.0 x 10.5 cm   Pp [i-ix] x-xii [1-5] 6-401 [402], [i-ii] publ ads  
      GB:   LB destroyed   OB   *OPo(F)  
      US:   DLC  

      Date from preface. Binding: blue cloth, gilt.

  • Simple lessons in domestic economy
  • Subjects: domestic science, study,

    • 1. Simple lessons in domestic economy, with questions for examination.
      [1878]
      16.5 x 10.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] [1] 2-84 [i-ii]  
      GB:   *LB  

      Date from BMCat. This is one of the series "Murby's extra subject manuals'.

  • Marshfield maidens and the fairy Ondina
  • Subjects: domestic science, study,

    • 1. The Marshfield maidens and the fairy Ondina. A consecutive narrative, embracing a complete course of domestic economy and training for home duties. By Mrs. W.H. Wigley, formerly of the Normal College, Cheltenham. [In two volumes]
      [1905]

    • 2. — Volume I. Revised edition.
      17.5 x 11.0 cm   Pp [1-5] 6-192   illus  

    • 3. — Volume II. Revised edition.
      17.5 x 11.0 cm   Pp [1-5] 6-255 [256]   illus  
      GB:   LB destroyed   *OB  

      Date from OB catalogue. These books are intended for younger pupils and doubled as reading books as well as lessons in household work.

  • Workers at home
  • Subjects: ethics,

    • 1. Workers at home. A companion to "Our home work." By Mrs. W. H. Wigley, authoress of "Our home work", "The Merryweathers", "The Marshfield maidens", etc. etc.
      1880
      18.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii [1-3] 4-351  
      GB:   LB   *OB  

      Binding: blue cloth, gilt. The contents are of a more general, less practical nature than "Our home work' and are arranged in three parts, entitled "Young women', "Young wives' and "Young mothers'.


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