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  • Young woman's companion
  • Subjects: compendium,

    • 1. The young woman's companion; or, female instructor: being a sure and complete guide to every necessary acquirement essential in forming a pleasing companion, a respectable mother, or a useful member of society. Interspersed with moral and religious essays, interesting tales, and memoirs of illustrious women. To which are subjoined, several very valuable medicinal receipts, and other useful directions, requisite for every female to whom domestic economy is a desirable object. An entire new work.
      21.5 x 13.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv-v [vi-vii] viii-ix [x-xi] xii-xiv [15] 16-768   frontis, 6 pls  
      GB:   *OB  

      Date from OB catalogue. One of the plates is dated 1814.
      See also "Female instructor' and "New female instructor'. This is not an identical work, but has many similarities.

    • 2. — By J.A. Stewart. The third edition improved.
      21.0 x 13.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv-v [vi-vii] viii-x [xi] xii-xiv [15] 16-768   frontis, 6 pls  
      GB:   *OB  

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