Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes
Few household hints
subjects: servants, conduct,
A few household hints, and lessons of conduct for female servants in the form of narrative letters. By Maria Hutchins Callcott. Published under the direction of the committee of general literature and education appointed by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge.
14.0 x 9.0 cm Pp [1-5] 6-63 frontis
GB: LB *OB
Binding: brown limp cloth.
The contents are in the form of a collection of anecdotal letters between various mistresses and maidservants. Each letter serves to illustrate a moral precept or practical hint, such as "Never overload trays' or "Govern your temper'.