Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes
Cottage comforts, with hints for promoting them, gleaned from experience: enlivened with authentic anecdotes.
17.5 x 10.5 cm Pp [i-iv]  2-236
GB: LB *OB
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.
[Second edition, 1826]
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.
[Seventh edition, 1830]
The University of St. Andrews library lists a seventh edition as published London: 1830.
[Eighth edition, 1831]
The BMCat lists an eighth edition as published London: Simpkin and Marshall 1831.
[Another edition, 1839]
The Leeds Polytechnic library lists an edition as published London: Simpkin and Marshall 1839.
[Seventeenth edition, 1841]
The BMCat lists an enlarged edition as printed London: Bungay 1841.
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  2-234