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Maid-of-all-work's complete guide

By SARGEANT, Anne Maria

subjects: general servants,

  • 1. The maid-of-all-work's complete guide; being plain and accurate instructions for properly arranging and correctly performing the duties of a maid-of-all-work, in respectable families; including the most exact directions for every thing in the art of plain cookery, that her situation can require; and for washing, starching and the management of family and household linen. With a few other important instructions, and receipts, useful to families and servants. By A.M. Sargeant. A new and correct edition. Entered at Stationers' Hall.
    [1850]
    16.5 x 9.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [5] 6-72   6d
    GB:   *LB  

    Date from BMCat. With index.
    Binding: pink paper.
    This is one of the series "Dean and Son's series of six-penny original useful books'. The index, a preface to the second edition and a footnote to the third edition, place this work as the third, corrected edition.

  • 2. — [Title as [1850]]
    16.0 x 9.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [5] 6-72   6d or 1s
    GB:   *LB  

    Date from BMCat.
    Binding:Blue paper.
    The price is given as six-pence sewed or 1s bound in cloth. From a footnote reference it appears that this is the fourth edition.