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Letters to young housekeepers

By BEALE, Lady Mary

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  • 1. Letters | to | young housekeepers | by | Marie de Joncourt | (Mrs. W. Phipson Beale) | being | a supplement to "Wholesome Cookery' by the | same author; together with recipes and | hints on various details of house- | hold management
    London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Tru4bner and Co Ltd; 1912
    17.5 x 11.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii-viii], 1-133, [i-ii] publ ad   Rebound
    Bib:   A248   B248  
    GB:   LB   LoEN   OB  
    US:   *NN   MH   MCR  

    In the preface the author describes the book as "an assemblage of answers to questions addressed to me by young housekeepers mainly directed to the combination of economy with wholesome and varied cuisine'. The text begins with fifteen letters on pages 1-43 followed by an appendix on pages 44-119 containing 214 numbered recipes and a section of cottage recipes on pages 120-128.
    Bitting 248 records a copy bound in paper. The LB copy is bound in red cloth.
    Coincidentally, "Letters to young housekeepers" is cited on the same numbered page in both Axford and Bitting.