Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes

Letters to a young housekeeper


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  • 1. Letters | to a young housekeeper | by | Marie Hansen-Taylor | (Mrs. Bayard Taylor)
    London: [printed by Berwick and Smith, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, for] Sampson Low, Marston and Co Ltd; 1892
    19.0 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-vi] vii-xi [xii], 1-219, [i] blank, [1] 2-30 [31-32] publ ads   Blue cloth with floral border on front
    GB:   LB destroyed   *LoEN   OB  

    Printed on the title-page is the quotation ""And true philosophers, methinks, who love all sorts of natural beauties, should love good victuals and good drinks." Thackeray'. Printed on the verso of the title-page is "Copyright, 1892, by Charles Scribner's Sons, for the United States of America.'
    The author's cookery hints and directions are presented in twenty-four letters. There are many references to German cookery.% American editions: NUCat cites New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1892.