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  • Home book; or, young housekeeper's assistant
  • Subjects: letters,

    • 1. The home book; or, young housekeeper's assistant: forming a complete system of domestic economy, and household accounts. With estimates of expenditure, &c. &c. in every department of housekeeping founded on forty-five years personal experience. By a lady.
      18.5 x 10.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [v] vi-vii [viii] [1] 2-175 [176]  
      GB:   LB   OB   *OPo(F)  

      Cited in Oxford, p 163. The book takes the form of ten letters addressed to the author's granddaughter, with the addition of a preface, appendices and a cautionary tale entitled "Henry and Clara. A tale for young married people'. Unusually the printer's colophon gives the name of a woman printer, Anne Maurice of Fenchurch-street, London.

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