Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes

Common things of everyday life


subjects: compendium,

  • 1. 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 [1] 2-183   [1s on cover]
    GB:   LBL   *OBL  
    US:   MCR  

    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.