Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes
Appearances / how to keep them up on a limited income / by Mrs Alfred Praga / author of "Dinners of the day", "Starting housekeeping", etc.
18.5 x 12.0 cm Pp [i-vi] 1-176, [1-2] 3-16 publ ads
GB: LB *OB
Binding: blue and red patterned cloth.
The book takes the form of a first person narrative, in which the author recounts her successes at training servants and managing her home and money. The reader is presumed to be young, middle-class and newly married.