Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes

Home comfort


subjects: domestic science, study,

  • 1. Home comfort: a complete manual of domestic economy for schools and colleges. By Jane Stoker, lecturer on domestic economy at Stockwell Training College; author of "A manual of domestic economy".
    18.0 x 11.5 cm   Pp [1-2] [i] ii-vii [viii] [7] 8-266, [i-ii] publ ads   [2s 6d
    GB:   *LB  

    Date from BMCat. Binding: purple cloth, gilt. This is a very similar work to Jane Stoker's "A manual of domestic economy', and it also has proverbs and maxims running across the head of each page, but the contents have been expanded to suit the needs of older readers.

  • 2. — [Title as [1876]] New edition, revised and enlarged.
    18.0 x 11.5 cm   Pp [1-2] [i] ii-vii [viii] [7] 8-255 [256] [1-3] 4-38, [i-vi] publ ads  
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

    Binding: magenta cloth. There is an appendix of "useful recipes".