Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes
- Footman's directory
The footman's directory, and butler's remembrancer; or, the advice of Onesimus to his young friends: comprising, hints on the arrangement and performance of their work; rules for setting out tables and sideboards; the art of waiting at table, and conducting large and small parties; directions for cleaning plate, glass, furniture, clothes, and all other things which come within the care of a man-servant; and advice respecting behaviour to superiors, tradespeople, and fellow- servants. With an appendix, comprising various useful receipts and tables. Second edition, with considerable additions and improvements.
18.0 x 10.0 cm Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii-xii  2-324
GB: FStU LB *OPo(F)
Cited in Oxford, p 153. The preface is signed "Onesimus'. The title-page has "printed for the author; and sold by J. Hatchard and Son, 187, Piccadilly'.
By Thomas Cosnett. A new edition, with considerable additions and improvements.
18.0 x 10.0 cm Pp [i-iii] iv-xvi  2-320
GB: LB LoEN *WYoLUB
The fourth edition.
[Fifth edition, 1825]
GB: LB LVA
The BMCat lists another edition as published London: Simpkin & Marshall and Henry Colburn, 1825. This edition is also cited in Bitting, p 102, as the fifth, and in Oxford, p 153.
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