Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes


Cottage comforts

By HEWLETT, Esther

subjects: miscellanies, working-class,

  • 1. Cottage comforts, with hints for promoting them, gleaned from experience: enlivened with authentic anecdotes.
    1825
    17.5 x 10.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] [1] 2-236  
    GB:   LB   *OB  

    With index.
    The contents are addressed to "the labouring classes' and are a mixture of moral advice and practical hints and remedies. Arranged in numbered paragraphs, they refer to moral character, choosing and furnishing a cottage, income and expenditure, cottage economy, keeping animals, gardening, the management of infants, the sickroom, lying-in, education and recreation.

  • 2. — [Second edition, 1826]
    GB:   BeRU  

    The University of Reading library lists a second edition as published London: Simpkin and Marshall 1826. The title appears to be the same as for the first edition.

  • 3. — [Seventh edition, 1830]
    GB:   FStU  

    The University of St. Andrews library lists a seventh edition as published London: 1830.

  • 4. — [Eighth edition, 1831]
    GB:   LB  

    The BMCat lists an eighth edition as published London: Simpkin and Marshall 1831.

  • 5. — [Another edition, 1839]
    GB:   WYoLPo  

    The Leeds Polytechnic library lists an edition as published London: Simpkin and Marshall 1839.

  • 6. — [Seventeenth edition, 1841]
    GB:   LB  

    The BMCat lists an enlarged edition as printed London: Bungay 1841.

  • 7. — Cottage comforts, with hints for promoting them, gleaned from experience: enlivened with anecdotes. By Esther Copley. Revised and enlarged. Twenty-third edition.
    18.0 x 10.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [v] vi [1] 2-234  
    GB:   *OB