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  • Longman's domestic economy readers
  • Subjects: domestic science, study, narratives,

    • 1. Longman's domestic economy readers / standard IV. New impression.
      17.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] 1-210   frontis, 14 full-page illus illus  
      GB:   LB   *OPo(F)  

      This is a simply written textbook intended for younger pupils. The frontispiece is entitled "A lesson in laying the table' and shows an attentive class of girls watching a practical demonstration. Other illustrations show the interiors of a weaving shed and a cotton mill.

    • 2. — Longman's domestic economy readers / standard V.
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [iii-v] vi [vii-viii] 1-230, [i-ii] publ ads   frontis, 7 full-page illus, illus  
      GB:   LB   *OPo(F)  

      The format of this textbook is unusual, with the lessons narrated as if given by "Miss Neville', the teacher, to her adoring class. The frontispiece is entitled "A nurse and sick child'.

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