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Food for the sick

By TRUMAN, Mary and Miss Edith Sykes

subjects: invalid cookery,

  • 1. Practical nursing series. | Food for the sick. | By | Mary Truman, M.R.B.N.A., | and | Edith Sykes, A.S.I., | (County Council lecturers). | Authors of | "Nursing Old Age," etc.
    London: The Record Press Ltd; nd
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-7] 8-52, [i-vi] ads, [1] 2-8, [i-ii] ads   [3d on binding]   Blue paper
    US:   *DNLM  

    "Fifth thousand" and the series name and number, "Practical nursing series", No. 1, are printed on the front face of the binding. The following quotation is on the title-page: ""I commend rather some diet for certain seasons than frequent use of physick." # Bacon." A paper insert bound between pages 4-5 says that the book is "now published by The Roxburghe Press". DNLM dates this edition [1893 or 1894].

  • 2. — Food for the sick. | By | Mary Truman, M.R.B.N.A., | and | Edith Sykes, A.S.I., | (County Council lecturers). | Authors of | "Nursing Old Age," etc. | Second edition: tenth thousand.
    London: The Roxburghe Press; nd
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-7] 8-50, [i-vi] ads   [3d on binding]   Blue paper
    GB:   LB destroyed   *LoEN   OB  

    The quotation on the title-page of the first edition also appears on this title-page. LoEN and OB date the second edition [1896].

  • 3. — Food for the sick | by | Mary Truman, M.R.B.N.A. | and | Edith Sykes, A.R.S.I. | authors of "Nursing Old Age," etc. | Third edition: fifteenth thousand
    London: Allman and Son Ltd; nd
    17.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-6] 7-54 [55-59]   [3d on binding]   Blue paper
    GB:   *LB  

    The title-page quotation is repeated here but without the full stop following "Bacon". LB dates the third edition [1906].