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  • Useful hints on a variety of subjects
  • Subjects: cookery, household management,

    • 1. Useful hints on a variety of subjects. etc.
      Newcastle upon Tyne: printed for M. Angus   1791
      vi, 89 p. [----]  
      GB:   LBL  

      1. This entry is based on the BM Cat., but the copy in the British Library to which that listing refers has been lost or mislaid. The present compiler has not, therefore, been able to judge if this work is suitable for inclusion in this short-title catalogue. It is included because works with a general title of this sort usually contained cookery or household information.

  • Useful suggestions favourable to the comfort of the labouring people and of decent housekeepers
  • Subjects: cookery, economy, food, potato,

    • 1. Useful suggestions favourable to the comfort of the labouring people and of decent housekeepers.
      London: printed for the author, by Henry Fry   1795
      1 cm.   16 p.  
      US:   CtY   MdBJ   PU  

      1. Although no copy is listed for any of the major libraries in the British Isles, one was offered for sale in London about 1934; see B. & G. Cat., No. 37, p. 35, which states: 'The object of this tract is to popularise potatoe [sic] soup, barley, broth, &c. as substitutes for bread.'

      Oxford, p. 125 (footnote)


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