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The "little housewife"

By BUCK, William Elgar, Mrs Marian Buck and H. Major

subjects: education, schools,

  • 1. The | "little housewife" | or | domestic economy for schools, and | classes in cookery, | by | W. E. Buck, M.A., M.D. (Cantab.) & Mrs. Buck, | Hon. Secs. of the Leicester School of Cookery, | and | H. Major, B.A., B.Sc. | Price (cloth), 1s.
    Leicester: H. Major, and Midland Educational Co; London: Simpkin and Marshall, Stewart and Co, Moffatt and Paige, and Laurie; Manchester: J. Heywood; 1879
    16.5 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-5] 6-104, [i-ii] publ ads   1s   Blue cloth
    GB:   LB destroyed   *LoEN   OB  

    The preface is dated Leicester, Christmas 1878. About a quarter of the text deals with such subjects as cleaning, clothing and the management of the sickroom; the remainder discusses food and cookery.