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Sylvia's family management

By SYLVIA'S

subjects: compendium,

  • 1. Sylvia's family managment / a book of thrift and cottage economy. A practical cyclopaedia of useful knowledge. Containing what it is important to know of the essentials of home economy. Comprising how to make and keep a home. - How to contrive its arrangement - To secure and maintain health. - The art of marketing and cookery. - Family cares and family joys. - Home physic and home nursing. - Work and recreation. - Gardening. - Holiday excursions. - Hats, dress and clothing. - Cottage dressmaking and needlework. - Clothing reform. - With matters of family law, discipline, manners, etiquette, &c.&c. &c. With 350 illustrations.
    [1886]
    22.0 x 14.5 cm   Pp [1-2] [i-iv] v-viii [ix] x [xi] xii-xxiii [xxiv] [1] 2-702 [1] 2, [i-iv] publ ads   frontis
    GB:   LB   *OB   SSAT(Ra)  

    Date from BMCat.

  • 2. — The book of family management. By "Sylvia". A practical cyclopaedia of useful knowledge. Containing what it is important to know on the essentials of home economy. With 350 illustrations.
    22.0 x 14.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv-xxiii [xxiv] [1] 2-704   frontis, 7 pls col, 8 pls
    GB:   LoEN   *Priv coll  

    This appears to be a cheaper edition, with fewer plates, of "Sylvia's family management'. It was probably published soon after 1886, as it was not unusual for more than one publisher to bring out the same work at different prices to capture different sections of the market.