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JEFFERY, Mrs M. A.   


OB cites this author as Mrs George Jeffery.

  • The Northampton cookery book
  • Subjects: fund-raising,

    • 1. [First edition of "The Northampton cookery book", 1905]

      The first edition, dated 1905, is cited in an article about the book in the Northampton local newspaper, "Chronicle and echo", of 24 March 1973.

    • 2. — The Northampton | cookery book | Favourite recipes tested | by well-known ladies. | Edited by | Mrs. G. Jeffery. | Price one shilling net.
      Northampton: Archer and Goodman; 1908
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-2] 3-234   Red cloth with building on front  
      GB:   NoCe   *OPo(F)  

      This is described as the second edition on the binding. Stamped in purple ink below the imprint on the title-page is "W. Mark & Co. Ltd. 27, The Drapery, Northampton.' The editor's preface is signed "M. A. J.'

    • 3. — [Another edition, third, 1916]

      The third edition of 1916 is cited in "Chronicle and echo", 24 March 1973.% 2256

    • 4. — The Northampton | cookery book | Favourite recipes tested | by well-known ladies. | Edited by | Mrs. G. Jeffery.
      Northampton: W. Mark and Co Ltd; 1921
      18.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-ii] ads, [1-2] 3-238   [1s 6d on binding]   Brown paper with building on front  
      GB:   *OB  
      US:   NN  

      This is identified as the fourth edition on the binding.% 2257

    • 5. — [Another edition, 1924]
      GB:   LB destroyed  

      LB lists Northampton: W. Mark and Co, 1924, pages 238.% General comments: The book was published to raise funds for an unnamed church. The "Chronicle and echo" article discusses which of Northampton's churches may have been the beneficiary.% 2258


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