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The Girl's Own Cookery Book

Phillis Browne
Phillis Browne
Our Price: £55.00
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DESCRIPTION: The Religious Tract Society, founded 1799, 56 Paternoster Row and 65 St. Paul's Churchyard and 164 Piccadilly, was the original name of a major British publisher of Christian literature intended initially for evangelism, and including literature aimed at children, women, and the poor. This lovely book was 'intended to instruct the middle classes in the art of cookery, not merely for the purposes of contributing to their own health, ...but to enable them to render much needed help to others, especially the poor, both in sickness and health. Not dated but believed to be published in 1882. OTHER DETAILS AUTHOR: Phillis Browne BOOK CONDITION: good - Black cloth covered with red spine (faded), the front cover is slightly marked but the inside is clean and sturdy. With a label from St. Mary Magdalene Sunday School lending library, also printed on page edge & another ex libris John Fuller BINDING TYPE: Hardcover LANGUAGE: English PRINTING INFO: PUBLISHER: The Religious Tract Society YEAR: c1882 PLACE OF PUBLICATION: London SIZE: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall PAGES: 160

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