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The servant's sure guide to favour and fortune, etc

By BRUES, JOHN

subjects: cookery, servants,

  • 1. The servant's sure guide to favour and fortune, etc
    London: printed for Robinson   [c.1754]
    In two parts.   3 sh.  

    1. The only known reference to this work is in Scots Mag., vol. 16 (Apr. 1754), pp. 207-8. A 'reviewer' writing under 'miscellaneous' states: 'In this work, though the author protests that he neither understands nor desires to understand grammar . . . his book is an epitome of all knowledge; and contains almost every species of literary composition, from a receipt in cookery to a theological dissertation.'