Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes


Appearances

By PRAGA, Mrs Alfred

subjects: narratives, thrift,

  • 1. Appearances / how to keep them up on a limited income / by Mrs Alfred Praga / author of "Dinners of the day", "Starting housekeeping", etc.
    1899
    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.