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PRAGA, Mrs Alfred   

See also: Domestic economy.

  • Dainty dinner tables
  • Subjects: table decoration,

    • 1. ["Dainty dinner tables', 1907]
      GB:   LB   LoEN  

      The BMCat lists an edition of "Dainty dinner tables, and how to decorate them' as published London and Felling-on-Tyne: Walter Scott Publishing Co 1907.

  • Appearances
  • Subjects: narratives, thrift,

    • 1. Appearances / how to keep them up on a limited income / by Mrs Alfred Praga / author of "Dinners of the day", "Starting housekeeping", etc.
      18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-vi] 1-176, [1-2] 3-16 publ ads  
      GB:   LB   *OB  

      Binding: blue and red patterned cloth.
      The book takes the form of a first person narrative, in which the author recounts her successes at training servants and managing her home and money. The reader is presumed to be young, middle-class and newly married.

  • How to furnish
  • Subjects: furnishings, thrift,

    • 1. ["How to furnish', 1901]
      GB:   LB  

      The BMCat lists an edition of "How to furnish well and cheaply ... partly reprinted from "The Daily Telegraph", as published London: G. Newnes, 1901.

  • How to keep house
  • Subjects: household routines, thrift,

    • 1. How to keep house on L200 a year / by Mrs Alfred Praga / author of "Dinners of the day" etc. etc.
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-vi] ads, [vii-x] xi-xii [13-14] 15-155 [156], [i-iv] ads  
      GB:   LB   *OB  

      Binding: red cloth, with a cover design of pounds, shillings and pence signs printed in white.

  • Starting housekeeping
  • Subjects: household routines,

    • 1. Starting housekeeping / by Mrs Alfred Praga / reprinted by kind permission of the proprietors of "The Daily Telegraph".
      18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii-ix [x] [1] 2-151  
      GB:   LB   LoEN   *OB  

      Binding: blue cloth, with title in red.
      The contents are similar to "Appearances' by the same author, but without the autobiographical narrative.

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