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ELLIS, WILLIAM   died 1758


  • The country housewife's family companion: or profitable directions
  • Subjects: household management, cookery, dairy, brewing,

    • 1. The country housewife's family companion: or profitable directions for . . . the management and good oeconomy of the domestick concerns of a country life . . . shewing how great savings may be made in housekeeping, . . . methods of cookery . . . method of making butter and cheese . . . brewing good beer. etc.
      London: printed for James Hodges   and for B. Collins, bookseller at Salisbury   1750
      20 cm.   X, 379 p. frontis  
      GB:   ANLW   LWIVI   LeU(B)*  
      US:   KMK   NPV   NYPL  

      1. For information on the author see Vicars Bell, To Meet Mr. Ellis (London, 1956).

      Bitting, p. 143; Oxford, pp. 79-80.

  • The London and country brewer, to which is added the cellar man
  • Subjects: brewing, household management,

    • 1. The London and country brewer, to which is added the cellar man. etc. [Anon.]. In three parts.
      London: printed for W. Meadows   1734-1738
      2 sh.  
      GB:   LBL  

      --another ed. Dublin: printed by M. Rhames and R. Gunne, 1735-1738. --: DCLC; MH-BA
      --3rd ed. corrected. London: printed for J. and J. Fox, 1736-1738. --: NYPL
      --4th ed. London: printed for Thomas Astley, 1742. --; DNAL; MH-BA
      --5th ed. London: printed for Thomas Astley, 1744. --: CtY; KU
      --6th ed. to which is added a supplement. London: printed for Thomas Astley and Richard Baldwin, 1750. LBL: KyU; MH
      --7th ed. London: printed for Thomas Astley, 1759. CUL; LBL: DNAL; ICJ
      1. Gents.Mag., vol. 6 (Aug. 1736), p. 492, confirms that the price was 2 sh.
      2. The British Library copy has been lost or mislaid.


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