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How the lady-help taught girls
How the lady-help taught girls to cook and be useful.
18.5 x 12.0 cm Pp [i-iii] iv [v] vi  8-96 1s on cover
GB: LB *OB
Binding: yellow, red and blue illustrated boards.
Within the framework of an informal narrative the author suggests ways for mothers to instruct their own children or young servants in domestic skills. She includes a spinkling of moral advice and some unusual items, among them how to cook an elephant's foot.