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WORSNOP, Miss E. M. and M. C. Blair   


EpicureDir 1899, page 107, lists Miss E. M. Wirsnop ({{sic}}) as a teacher of cookery with First Diploma from the National Training School, June 1898. Her position is given as Teacher, London School Board, and her address, 19 Gateley Road, Stockwell Road, SW.

  • The nurse's handbook of cookery
  • Subjects: invalid cookery,

    • 1. The nurse's handbook | of cookery. | A help in sickness and convalescence. | By | E. M. Worsnop, | First-Class Diplomee of the National Training School of Cookery, | South Kensington, and for sixteen years Teacher of | Cookery under the London School Board, | assisted by M. C. Blair.
      London: Adam and Charles Black; 1897
      18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi, 1-106   Blue cloth  
      Can:   BVaUB  
      GB:   LB destroyed   LWel   *LoEN   OB  
      US:   DNLM   ICJ   MH   NNNAM  

      The following quotation is printed on the title-page: ""It is not too much to say that no nurse is fully qualified for her profession who cannot cook, and show others how to cook, the dishes most often in use in the sick room." Wellcome's Professional Nurse's Diary." The quotation also appears on the title-pages of the 1898 and 1913 editions, although with slightly varying punctuation.

    • 2. — The nurse's handbook | of cookery. | A help in sickness and convalescence. | By | E. M. Worsnop, | First-Class Diplomee of the National Training School of Cookery, | South Kensington, and for sixteen years Teacher of | Cookery under the London School Board, | assisted by | M. C. Blair. | Second edition.
      London: Adam and Charles Black; 1898
      18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v], 1-106   Blue cloth with nurse consulting cookery book on front  
      GB:   *LCF   OPo(F)  

    • 3. — The | nurse's handbook | of cookery | a help in sickness and convalescence | by | E. M. Worsnop | First-Class Diplomee of the National Training School of Cookery, | South Kensington, and for sixteen years Teacher of | Cookery under the London School Board | assisted by | M. C. Blair | Second edition
      London: Adam and Charles Black; 1913
      18.5 x 11.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi, 1-106   [1s on spine]   Paper covered boards with image on front of nurse in oval frame below which are arranged cooking ingredients and utensils  
      GB:   LB destroyed   *LoEN   OB  
      US:   NN  

      Printed on the verso of the title-page is "First edition published September, 1897 < Second edition published December, 1898 < Reprinted October, 1905; reissued September, 1913".


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