Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes


What girls can do

By HAMER, Mrs Sarah Sharp

subjects: compendium,

  • 1. What girls can do: a book for mothers and daughters. By Phillis Browne / author of "A year's cookery".
    [1880]
    18.0 x 11.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii [1] 2-376, [1-4] [1] 2-4 publ ads  
    GB:   LB   *OB  
    US:   LOC  

    With index.
    Date from BMCat.
    Binding: brown and black cloth, gilt.
    The book is in three parts dealing with work for duty, work for pleasure, and work for necessity. The first part covers needlework and dressmaking, cleaning, laundrywork, shopping, cooking and sick-nursing. The second section is on hobbies and recreations, and the last gives information about paid work for women and professions which they can enter.

  • 2. — [Title as first edition] Eleventh thousand.
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-vii] viii [1] 2-376, [i-xvi] publ ads  
    GB:   *LB  

    Binding: green cloth, gilt.