Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes
What girls can do
What girls can do: a book for mothers and daughters. By Phillis Browne / author of "A year's cookery".
18.0 x 11.5 cm Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii  2-376, [1-4]  2-4 publ ads
GB: LB *OB
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.
[Title as first edition] Eleventh thousand.
18.0 x 12.0 cm Pp [i-vii] viii  2-376, [i-xvi] publ ads
Binding: green cloth, gilt.