Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes
Common things of everyday life
By BOWMAN, Anne
The common things of everyday life. A book of home wisdom for mothers and daughters.
16.0 x 10.0 cm Pp [i-vii] viii  2-183 [1s on cover]
GB: LBL *OBL
Binding: yellow paper boards.
The second in the series "The useful library'. Subjects covered in the book include the wife's duties, the duties of servants, cookery, the sick-room, clothing and education, and there are a number of practical receipts. Anne Bowman's style is discursive rather than prescriptive.