Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes


Economical housekeeper

By WALSH, John Henry

subjects: compendium,

  • 1. The economical housekeeper: being practical advice for purchasing the supplies of the house, and for brewing, baking, preserving and pickling at home. To which are added directions for the management of the dairy, poultry-yard, laundry, and cellar. By J.H. Walsh, F.R.C.S., assisted by a committee of ladies. Illustrated with numerous wood engravings.
    1857
    16.5 x 10.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-vii [viii-ix] x-xii [1] 2-425   frontis, 13 pls
    GB:   LB   *OB  
    US:   DLC  

    The contents were first published as sections of "A manual of domestic economy' (see above) in 1856. Four of the plates, showing fowl, are signed W.E. Hodgkin.