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TIMBS, John   1801-1875

John Timbs edited a number of periodicals between 1828 and 1858 including "Arcana of science and art', "The Harlequin, the journal of the drama', "The illustrated year-book of wonders, events and discoveries', "Mirror of literature' and "Literary world'. He also sub-edited the "Illustrated London News' from 1842 to 1858, and published numerous anthologies and miscellanies.

  • Lady Bountiful's legacy
  • Subjects: anecdotes,

    • 1. Lady Bountiful's legacy to her family and friends. A book of practical instructions & duties, counsels & experiences, anecdotes, hints & recipes, in housekeeping & domestic management. Calculated to increase the comforts of house and home. Edited by John Timbs, author of "Nooks and corners of English Life', etc.
      18.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [v] vi-viii [1] 2-375 [376]  
      GB:   LB   *OB  

      The author's practical instructions are interwoven with more general advice and with anecdotes on the history of housewifery.

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