Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes


Household oracle

By MILES, Alfred H.

subjects: compendium,

  • 1. The household oracle / a popular referee on subjects of household enquiry including:- house building, buying and renting; house furnishing and decoration; housekeeping and domestic cookery; plain and fancy needlework; home farming, gardening, medicine; law; an epitome of the history of the world and the growth of the human family; the formation of our mother tongue and the rules of English grammar; a dictionary of religions; stepping stones of English history and a sketch of the English constitution setting forth the rights, privileges and duties of the English householder parochial, municipal, imperial; the story of the Calendar, standards of weights and measures; arithmetical tables and tables of interest and a ready reckoner; household amusements, games, chess, cards and other indoor games, dancing, swimming, etiquette, &c., &c., &c. With upwards of one hundred illustrations / edited by Alfred H. Miles assisted by a staff of specialists.
    [1897]
    20.0 x 13.0 cm   Pp [1-2] publ ads, [v-vii] viii [ix] x [xi] xii-xv [xvi] 1-586   frontis engr, illus
    GB:   LB   OB   *OPo(F)  

    There is the same work as "The household guide', with a different title-page. The BMCat dates it as [1897] and the OB catalogue has [1898].