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New female instructor


subjects: compendium,

  • 1. The new female instructor; or, young woman's guide to domestic happiness; containing general rules for the regulation of female conduct, and the formation of moral habits; together with the elements of science, as geography, astronomy, natural history, botany, &c and important hints in regard to domestic economy; also, examples of illustrious women: to which are added advice to servants; a complete art of cookery, with plain directions for carving; and a great variety of medicinal and other useful receipts; being an epitome of all the acquirements necessary to form the female character, in every class of life. Illustrated with appropriate engravings.

    21.0 x 13.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv-vi [vii] viii [1] 2-672   frontis, 7 pls
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

    This is not identical with "The female instructor' or "The young woman's companion' by J.A. Stewart, but is a similar work, and was probably based on an early edition of "The female instructor'.

  • 2. — [Another edition, 1834]
    GB:   Priv coll  

    According to information from a private collector, an edition of "The new female instructor or young woman's guide to domestic happiness' was published London: Thomas Kelly 1834.