Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes


Housekeeper's friend

By GREEN, D.R.

subjects: accounts,

  • 1. The housekeeper's friend, or how to check at a glance the charges of bakers, butchers, cheesemongers, fishmongers, grocers, poulterers, &c. By D.R. Green, M.G.S.B.
    [1886]
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-32]   3d
    GB:   *LB  

    Date from BMCat.
    The book is unpaginated. There is an introduction explaining the use of the tables, which provide evidence of contemporary measures and prices. The places of publication were small towns in Essex on the outskirts of London.

  • 2. — [Title as first edition] Second edition.
    12.0 x 8.0 cm   Pp [1-32]   3d
    GB:   *LB  

    Date from BMCat.

  • 3. — [Title as first edition] Second edition.
    17.5 x 11.5 cm   Pp [1-36]  
    GB:   *LB  

    Date from BMCat.
    The title-page of the London second edition is identical with the title-page in the Grays second edition apart from the change of publisher. The London edition includes some extra tables and was probably published later in the year following the evident success of the book in Essex.