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  • Home truths for home peace
  • Subjects: satire,

    • 1. ["Home truths for home peace', 1851]
      1851

      The BMCat lists an 1851 of "Home truths for home peace, or "Muddle" defeated ... especially addressed to young housewives [by] M.B.H.'.

    • 2. — Home truths for home peace, or "muddle" defeated; a practical inquiry into what chiefly mars or makes the comfort of domestic life. Especially addressed to young housewives. Second edition.
      17.0 x 10.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii-xv [xvi] [1] 2-176, [1] 2-12 publ ads  
      GB:   *OB  

      Binding: blue cloth, gilt.
      A mildly satirical disquisition on household management addressed to "the young wives and housewives of the middle class', emphasising their faults and failures.

    • 3. — Home truths for home peace, or "muddle" defeated; a practical inquiry into what chiefly mars or makes the comfort of domestic life. Especially addressed to young housewives. With "The new house", a domestic ditty. Fifth edition.
      17.0 x 10.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii-xvi [xvii] xviii-xx [1] 2-176, [1-2] 3-12 publ ads  
      GB:   *OPo(F)  

      The entwined initials "MBH' are engraved in the centre of the title-page.

    • 4. — [Another edition, 1854]
      GB:   LB  

      An edition of 1854 is listed in the BMCat. No further details are given.


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