Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes
Lady Bountiful's legacy
By TIMBS, John
Lady Bountiful's legacy to her family and friends. A book of practical instructions & duties, counsels & experiences, anecdotes, hints & recipes, in housekeeping & domestic management. Calculated to increase the comforts of house and home. Edited by John Timbs, author of "Nooks and corners of English Life', etc.
18.5 x 12.5 cm Pp [i-iii] iv [v] vi-viii  2-375 
GB: LB *OB
The author's practical instructions are interwoven with more general advice and with anecdotes on the history of housewifery.