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BOWMAN, Anne   

  • Common things of everyday life
  • Subjects: compendium,

    • 1. The common things of everyday life. A book of home wisdom for mothers and daughters.
      16.0 x 10.0 cm   Pp [i-vii] viii [1] 2-183   [1s on cover]  
      GB:   LBL   *OBL  
      US:   MCR  

      Binding: yellow paper boards.
      The second in the series "The useful library'. Subjects covered in the book include the wife's duties, the duties of servants, cookery, the sick-room, clothing and education, and there are a number of practical receipts. Anne Bowman's style is discursive rather than prescriptive.

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