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AITON, John D.D.   1797-1863

  • Clerical economics
  • Subjects: compendium, rural domestic economy,

    • 1. Clerical economics; or, hints, rural and household, to ministers and others of limited income. By a clergyman of the old school.
      18.0 x 11.0 cm   Pp[i-v] vi [vii] 6-200  
      GB:   LoEN   *LB   OB  

      There are two main sections: the first, "Economics at the manse', covers the management of time,the kitchen, servants, the glebe, and livestock. The second is entitled "clerics' and is less specifically instructive.

    • 2. — Clerical economics; or, directions, social, rural and household, showing how ministers and others of limited incomes may raise the whole platform of their order. By John Aiton, D.D., Minister of Dolphinton, and author of "The life and times of Alexander Henderson", and of "The lands of the Messiah, Mahomet and the Pope, as lately visited". Second edition, revised and enlarged.
      17.5 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-2] [i-iv] v-vi [vii] viii [9] 10-336  
      GB:   LB   *OB   OPo(F)  

      Binding: blue cloth, gilt with beehive design.
      Additional material in the second edition consists of a chapter on lawn, garden, dress and education, a section on "washings' and a conclusion.

    • 3. — [An edition
      =see comments]
      GB:   LB destroyed  

      The BMCat lists "A manual of domestic economy for clergymen' 1857, which may have been a variant of the second edition of "Clerical economics', but is now destroyed.

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