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CASSELL'S HOUSEHOLD GUIDE   


This work was originally issued in twenty-four monthly parts and subsequently published in sets of two, three, four and six volumes.

  • Cassell's household guide
  • Subjects: compendium,

    • 1. Cassell's household guide: being a complete encyclopaedia of domestic and social economy, and forming a guide to every department of practical life.
      [1869-71]

    • 2. — Volume I
      25.0 x 18.0 cm   Pp [i-ii] iii-iv 1-380 [381] 382-394   2 pls col incl frontis, illus  
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    • 3. — Volume II
      25.0 x 18.0 cm   Pp [i-ii] [1] 2-398   2 pls col incl frontis, illus  
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    • 4. — Volume III
      25.0 x 18.0 cm   Pp [i-ii] [1] 2-381 [382]   2 pls col incl frontis, illus  
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    • 5. — Volume IV
      25.0 x 18.0 cm   Pp [i-ii] [1] 2-397 [398]   2 pls col incl frontis, illus  
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      These four volumes are bound together in two.

    • 6. — Cassell's household guide to every department of practical life: revised edition. In four volumes.
      [1873-74]

    • 7. — [Second edition] Volume I
      25.5 x 18.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [1] 2-380   2 pls col incl frontis, illus  
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    • 8. — Volume II
      25.5 x 18.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [1] 2-380   2 pls col incl frontis, illus  
      GB:   ENLS   LBL   *OBL  

    • 9. — Volume III
      25.5 x 18.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [1] 2-364   2 pls col incl frontis, illus  
      GB:   ENLS   LBL   *OBL  

    • 10. — Volume IV
      25.5 x 18.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [1] 2-408   frontis col, illus  
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      Volumes I and II, and volumes III and IV, are bound together. According to an advertisement in "Facts and hints for everyday life', London: Cassell, Petter and Galpin [1873], this new edition of "Cassell's household guide' was first issued in weekly numbers at 1d each or monthly parts at 7d each; the four volumes were priced at 6s each.

    • 11. — [Title as for [1873-74] edition] New and revised edition In four volumes.

    • 12. — Volume I
      25.5 x 19.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [1] 2-380   frontis col, 1 pl col, 2 pls illus  
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    • 13. — Volume II
      25.5 x 19.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [1] 2-380   frontis col, 1 pl col, illus  
      GB:   ENLS   LBL   OBL   *OPo(F)  

    • 14. — Volume III
      25.5 x 19.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [1] 2-364   frontis col, 1 pl col, illus  
      GB:   ENLS   LBL   OBL   *OPo(F)  

    • 15. — Volume IV
      25.5 x 19.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [1] 2-408   frontis col, 1 pl col, illus  
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      With index
      Date from BMCat.
      Binding: each volume is bound in blue and brown cloth, gilt.

    • 16. — [Title as for [1873-1874] edition]. [1881-83] A reissue in four volumes.

    • 17. — Volume I As Volume I [1873-1874].
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    • 18. — Volume II As Volume II [1873-1874].
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    • 19. — Volume III As Volume III [1873-1874].
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    • 20. — Volume IV As Volume IV [1873-1874].
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      Date from BMCat and ENLS catalogue.

    • 21. — Cassell's household guide to every department of practical life. New and revised edition. In four volumes.

    • 22. — Volume I
      25.0 x 18.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [1] 2-380   frontis col, illus  
      GB:   ENLS   LBL   *OBL  

    • 23. — Volume II
      25.0 x 18.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [1] 2-380   frontis col  
      GB:   ENLS   LBL   *OBL  

    • 24. — Volume III
      25.0 x 18.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [1-364]   frontis col illus  
      GB:   ENLS   LBL   *OBL  

    • 25. — Volume IV
      25.0 x 18.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [1] 2-380 [i] ii-xxviii   frontis col, illus  
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      Date from BMCat and ENLS catalogue.
      The fourth volume includes an index.
      Binding: Volumes I and II, and volumes III and IV are bound together.
      This edition was originally issued in twenty-four monthly parts priced at 6d each.

    • 26. — Cassell's book of the household. A work of reference on domestic economy. In four volumes.

    • 27. — Volume I
      24.0 x 17.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [1] 2-380   illus  
      GB:   ENLS   *OBL  

    • 28. — Volume II
      24.0 x 17.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [1] 2-380   1 pl col, illus  
      GB:   ENLS   *OBL  

    • 29. — Volume III
      24.0 x 17.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [1] 2-380   illus  
      GB:   ENLS   *OBL  

    • 30. — Volume IV
      24.0 x 17.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [1] 2-380   illus  
      GB:   ENLS   *OBL  

      Volumes I and II, and volumes III and IV are bound together. This edition was originally in twenty-four parts priced at 7d each.

    • 31. — [Title as 1889 edition] special edition with coloured plates, in four volumes

    • 32. — Volume I
      23.0 x 16.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv 1-380   frontis col, 3 pls col, illus  
      GB:   LBL   *OPo(F)  

    • 33. — Volume II
      23.0 x 16.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [1] 2-380   frontis col, 2 pls col, illus  
      GB:   LBL   *OPo(F)  

    • 34. — Volume III
      23.0 x 16.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [1] 2-380   frontis col, 3 pls col, illus  
      GB:   LBL   *OPo(F)  

    • 35. — Volume IV
      23.0 x 16.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [1] 2-380   frontis col, 3 pls col, illus  
      GB:   LBL   *OPo(F)  

      Date from BMCat.
      There were two separate issues of this edition identical in all respects except that one was a cheap edition on flimsier paper.

    • 36. — [Title as for 1889 edition]. A reissue in four volumes [1893-94]

    • 37. — Volume I As Volume I, 1889 edition.
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      Date from BMCat and ENLS catalogue.

    • 38. — Volume II As Volume II, 1890 edition.
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      Date from BMCat and ENLS catalogue.

    • 39. — Volume III As Volume III, 1890 edition.
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      Date from BMCat and ENLS catalogue.

    • 40. — Volume IV As Volume IV, 1891 edition.
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      Date from BMCat and ENLS catalogue.

    • 41. — [Title as for 1899 edition] A reissue in four volumes [1896-97]

    • 42. — Volume I As Volume I, 1889 edition
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      Date from BMCat and ENLS catalogue.

    • 43. — Volume II As Volume II, 1890 edition
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      Date from BMCat and ENLS catalogue.

    • 44. — Volume III LLLL GB:
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      LBL
      *OBL

      Date from BMCat and ENLS catalogue.

    • 45. — Volume IV As Volume IV, 1891 edition
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      Date from BMCat and ENLS catalogue.
      This is a cheap edition originally published in twenty-four parts at 3d each.

    • 46. — Cassell's household guide / a complete cyclopaedia of domestic economy compiled and edited by Mrs. Stuart MacRae / assisted by numerous experts / With an introduction by the Countess of Aberdeen / profusely illustrated with photographs, drawings and sixteen original coloured plates. In three volumes. experts/With an introduction by the Countess of Aberdeen/profusely plates

    • 47. — Volume I
      26.5 x 19.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v-ix [x-xv] 1-528   Frontis col, 6 pls col, 5 pls, illus  
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    • 48. — Volume II
      26.5 x 19.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-x [x-xii] 529-1056   Frontis col, 5 pls col, 6 pls, illus  
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    • 49. — Volume III
      26.5 x 19.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-x [xi-xii] 1057-1540   Frontis col, 4 pls, col, 5 pls, illus  
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    • 50. — Cassell's household guide/a complete cyclopaedia of domestic economy compiled and edited by Mrs. Stuart MacRae/assisted by numerous experts/with an introduction by the Countess of Aberdeen/ original coloured plates In six volumes.

    • 51. — Volume I
      25.0 x 18.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv-v [vi-viii] 1-256   Frontis col, 4 pls col, 4 pls illus  
      GB:   LBL   LeiU   *Priv coll  

    • 52. — Volume II
      25.0 x 18.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv-v [vi-viii] 257-512   Frontis col, 3 pls col, 2 pls illus  
      GB:   LBL   LeiU   *Priv coll  

    • 53. — Volume III
      25.0 x 18.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv-v [vi-viii] 513-768   Frontis col, 3 pls col, 3 pls, illus  
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    • 54. — Volume IV
      25.0 x 18.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv-v [vi-viii] 769-1024   Frontis col, 4 pls col, 3 pls, illus  

    • 55. — Volume V
      25.0 x 18.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv-v [vi-viii] 1025-1280   Frontis col, 2 pls col, 2 pls, illus  
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    • 56. — Volume VI
      25.0 x 18.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv-v [vi-viii] 1281-1540   Frontis col, 3 pls col, 3 pls, illus  
      GB:   LBL   LeiU   *Priv coll  

      This volume includes an index to the entire work. Each volume is bound in blue cloth, gilt. This is the special subscribers' edition. There are a large number of illustrations including very many photo- graphs. General comments: Cassell's household guide proved to be one of the most popular works of its kind and inspired a number of imitators. The contents and illustrations were considerably revised and updated throughout its period of publication, but Cassell's kept to the magazine format of the original, with articles by different contributors on a format of the original, with articles by different contributors on a range of domestic subjects included in each part. The articles were unequivocally aimed at women readers rather than "householders' and covered cookery, every aspect of childcare, furnishing and decoration, etiquette, the toilette, the training of servants, gardening and the care of animals, recreations, domestic medicine, and various other aspects of family life. The success of rival publicatio


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