Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes


How to manage house and servants

By BEETON, Isabella Mary

subjects: compendium,

  • 1. How to manage house and servants and to make the most of your means. By Mrs. Isabella Beeton.
    [1866]
    18.0 x 11.5 cm   Pp [1-2] [i] ii-iv [3] 4-120, [i-vi] publ ads   illus [1s on cover]
    GB:   LB   LoEN   *OB  
    US:   DLC  

    This is the first of the series "Beeton's house and home books' which were originally published between 1866 and 1867. The book consists of paragraphs 1 to 87 from "Household Management' on the mistress, the housekeeper and the economy of the kitchen; paragraphs 2153 to 2413 on domestic servants, and paragraphs 2694 to 2751 on legal memoranda. See also Domestic medicine and childcare.