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The Century invalid cookery book

By BOLAND, Mary A.

subjects: invalid cookery,

  • 1. The Century | invalid cookery book | for the use of | nurses in training schools | nurses in private practice | others who tend the sick | containing explanatory lessons on the properties and | value of different kinds of food, and recipes | for the making of various dishes | by | Mary A. Boland | Edited by Mrs Humphry | ("Madge," of Truth), | author of "Manners for Men," etc.
    London: T. Fisher Unwin; 1898
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [iii-vii] viii-ix [x-xiii] xiv-xvi, 1-320   Red cloth
    GB:   *LB   LoEN   OB  

    In the preface on pages vii-ix, which is dated 18 January 1893, the author says that "the idea [for the book] was suggested by the need of such a book in the training-school of the Johns Hopkins Hospital.' The editor, Mrs C. E. Humphry, states in her preface to the English edition on page xi that she has altered the original as little as possible. (For cookery books written by Mrs Humphry see under her name.)% American editions: This work was published in New York under the title "A handbook of invalid cooking' by The Century Company in 1893, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1902, 1903 and 1906.