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Compleat gentlewoman or whole duty of a woman

By Wolley, Hannah

subjects: women's life, behaviour,

  • 1. The compleat gentlewoman: or, the whole duty of a woman. : Containing rules of behaviour in all places, companies, relations, and conditions whatever. With directions to dress (after the best manner) flesh, fish, fowl, &c. either bak'd, boil'd, roasted, stew'd, frigasied, fry'd, broil'd, or hash'd. Also, to make sauces, pickles, preserves, and conserves, &c. Likewise, many curious physical receipts. Also, divers letters and dialogues, or discourses on all occasions. To which is added, the way to live for two-pence a day, and to save soap, shoes, candles, shifts, coals, &c. with the worth of a penny. And divers other curious matters. The whole being an exact rule for the female sex to walk by.
    B. T. [publisher]   1706?

    Sourced from World CAT : Book
    Could be published 1707.