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TRUMAN, Mary and Miss Edith Sykes   


EpicureDir 1899, page 100, lists Miss Edith Sykes as Lecturer on Health Subjects, Worcestershire County Council, and gives her address as 47 Melbourne Grove, East Dulwich, London.

  • Food for the sick
  • Subjects: invalid cookery,

    • 1. Practical nursing series. | Food for the sick. | By | Mary Truman, M.R.B.N.A., | and | Edith Sykes, A.S.I., | (County Council lecturers). | Authors of | "Nursing Old Age," etc.
      London: The Record Press Ltd; nd
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-7] 8-52, [i-vi] ads, [1] 2-8, [i-ii] ads   [3d on binding]   Blue paper  
      US:   *DNLM  

      "Fifth thousand" and the series name and number, "Practical nursing series", No. 1, are printed on the front face of the binding. The following quotation is on the title-page: ""I commend rather some diet for certain seasons than frequent use of physick." # Bacon." A paper insert bound between pages 4-5 says that the book is "now published by The Roxburghe Press". DNLM dates this edition [1893 or 1894].

    • 2. — Food for the sick. | By | Mary Truman, M.R.B.N.A., | and | Edith Sykes, A.S.I., | (County Council lecturers). | Authors of | "Nursing Old Age," etc. | Second edition: tenth thousand.
      London: The Roxburghe Press; nd
      18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-7] 8-50, [i-vi] ads   [3d on binding]   Blue paper  
      GB:   LB destroyed   *LoEN   OB  

      The quotation on the title-page of the first edition also appears on this title-page. LoEN and OB date the second edition [1896].

    • 3. — Food for the sick | by | Mary Truman, M.R.B.N.A. | and | Edith Sykes, A.R.S.I. | authors of "Nursing Old Age," etc. | Third edition: fifteenth thousand
      London: Allman and Son Ltd; nd
      17.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-6] 7-54 [55-59]   [3d on binding]   Blue paper  
      GB:   *LB  

      The title-page quotation is repeated here but without the full stop following "Bacon". LB dates the third edition [1906].


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