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WIGLEY, Mrs S. S.   


Other titles by this author include the following: "Our home work: a manual of domestic economy", London: Jarrold and Sons, nd (LoEN dates its copy [1876]); "Workers at home: a companion to "Our home work"", London: James Nisbet and Co, 1880; and "Lessons in domestic economy", of which DLC holds the fifth edition, London: Jarrold and Sons, nd. In "Workers at home" the author is cited as Mrs W. H. Wigley.

  • Cookery and home comforts
  • Subjects: general,

    • 1. A present to | my wife. | Cookery and | home comforts. | By | Mrs. Wigley, | author of | "Domestic Economy: a Book for Girls," Royal School Series.
      London, Edinburgh and New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons; nd
      16.5 x 11.0 cm   Pp [i-vii] viii-ix [x], [11] 12-140   Green cloth  
      GB:   *LoEN   OB  

      The preface is signed "S. S. W." The text contains eighty-three numbered recipes. This edition of only 140 pages does not have "A few Scotch dishes" preceding the index. The index ends on page 140. LoEN and OB date this edition [1877].

    • 2. — [Title as first cited edition]
      London, Edinburgh and New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons; nd
      16.5 x 11.0 cm   Pp [i-vii] viii-ix [x], [11] 12-144   Red cloth  
      Bib:   A86   B495  
      GB:   LCS   *OPo(F)  
      US:   DLC   MB   TxU   TxCM  

      This edition, like the first cited edition, has eighty-three numbered recipes; however, on pages 136-140 and preceding the index are "A few Scotch dishes" which do not appear in the edition described above. The index ends on page 144.% General comments: The LB copy of this title is destroyed. BMCat does not record the volume's pagination.


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