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The nurse's handbook of cookery

By WORSNOP, Miss E. M. and M. C. Blair

subjects: invalid cookery,

  • 1. The nurse's handbook | of cookery. | A help in sickness and convalescence. | By | E. M. Worsnop, | First-Class Diplomee of the National Training School of Cookery, | South Kensington, and for sixteen years Teacher of | Cookery under the London School Board, | assisted by M. C. Blair.
    London: Adam and Charles Black; 1897
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi, 1-106   Blue cloth
    Can:   BVaUB  
    GB:   LB destroyed   LWel   *LoEN   OB  
    US:   DNLM   ICJ   MH   NNNAM  

    The following quotation is printed on the title-page: ""It is not too much to say that no nurse is fully qualified for her profession who cannot cook, and show others how to cook, the dishes most often in use in the sick room." Wellcome's Professional Nurse's Diary." The quotation also appears on the title-pages of the 1898 and 1913 editions, although with slightly varying punctuation.

  • 2. — The nurse's handbook | of cookery. | A help in sickness and convalescence. | By | E. M. Worsnop, | First-Class Diplomee of the National Training School of Cookery, | South Kensington, and for sixteen years Teacher of | Cookery under the London School Board, | assisted by | M. C. Blair. | Second edition.
    London: Adam and Charles Black; 1898
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v], 1-106   Blue cloth with nurse consulting cookery book on front
    GB:   *LCF   OPo(F)  

  • 3. — The | nurse's handbook | of cookery | a help in sickness and convalescence | by | E. M. Worsnop | First-Class Diplomee of the National Training School of Cookery, | South Kensington, and for sixteen years Teacher of | Cookery under the London School Board | assisted by | M. C. Blair | Second edition
    London: Adam and Charles Black; 1913
    18.5 x 11.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi, 1-106   [1s on spine]   Paper covered boards with image on front of nurse in oval frame below which are arranged cooking ingredients and utensils
    GB:   LB destroyed   *LoEN   OB  
    US:   NN  

    Printed on the verso of the title-page is "First edition published September, 1897 < Second edition published December, 1898 < Reprinted October, 1905; reissued September, 1913".