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JACK, Florence B.   

  • The art of laundry work
  • Subjects: laundrywork,

    • 1. ["The art of laundry work', 1896]

      An undated AbCat cites the first edition of "The art of laundry work' as published 1896.

    • 2. — [Fourth edition, 1900]

      A fourth edition of the same title, published 1900, is cited in an AbCat of autumn 1978.

    • 3. — [Fifth edition, 1920]
      US:   DLC  

      The NUCat lists a fifth edition as published Edinburgh and London: T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1902.

    • 4. — The art of laundry work practically demonstrated for use in homes and schools. By Florence B. Jack, author of "The art of cooking for invalids"; late principal of the School of the Domestic Arts, Edinburgh / sixth edition, revised and enlarged.
      18.0 x 11.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-viii [1] 2-124  
      GB:   *Priv coll  

    • 5. — [Enlarged edition, 1913]

      The BMCat lists an enlarged edition as published London and Edinburgh: T.C. & E.C. Jack 1913. The British Library copy has been destroyed.

  • Women's book
  • Subjects: compendium,

    • 1. The women's book /c ontains everything a woman ought to know / edited by Florence B. Jack, late principal of the School of the Domestic Arts, Edinburgh, and Rita Strauss, assisted by many expert contributors.
      23.0 x 16.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-viii [1] 2-734 [i-viii] ads   illus  
      GB:   GrART   LB   *OB  
      US:   MCR  

      In addition to the usual material relating to women's domestic lives, there are sections describing other kinds of work available to middle-class women, ranging from unpaid social and philanthropic work to careers in politics, commerce and agriculture.

    • 2. — [Title as first edition] Revised edition
      22.5 x 16.0 cm   Pp [i-x] x-xii 1-719   illus  
      GB:   LB   OPo(F)  

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