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BLACK, Mrs [Margaret McKirdy Black, 1830 - 1903]

Title Household Cookery and Laundry Work: By Mrs Black of the West-End School of Cookery, Glasgow. Holder of a First-Class Diploma...
Publisher London and Glasgow William Collins
Date n.d.
Book ID 37876
First Edition  


Small 8vo., original blue cloth lettered black, yellow ‘chalk’ endpapers, 144 pp., 115 x 170 mm.. A fair copy. Cloth and endpapers marked and soiled, spine ends pulled, internally a little soiled from usage and age. However, tight, no tears, no underscoring. Not dated but probably 1882 edition. Margaret Black wrote a number of books on cookery and housekeeping. She founded the West End School of Cookery in 1878 and was active in such causes as temperance and women’s suffrage. Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women, 2018 (Ewan et al )
Price: £25.00

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