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The country housewife's family companion: or profitable directions

By ELLIS, WILLIAM

subjects: household management, cookery, dairy, brewing,

  • 1. The country housewife's family companion: or profitable directions for . . . the management and good oeconomy of the domestick concerns of a country life . . . shewing how great savings may be made in housekeeping, . . . methods of cookery . . . method of making butter and cheese . . . brewing good beer. etc.
    London: printed for James Hodges   and for B. Collins, bookseller at Salisbury   1750
    20 cm.   X, 379 p. frontis  
    GB:   ANLW   LWIVI   LeU(B)*  
    US:   KMK   NPV   NYPL  

    1. For information on the author see Vicars Bell, To Meet Mr. Ellis (London, 1956).

    Bitting, p. 143; Oxford, pp. 79-80.

Frontispiece from William Ellis, The country housewife's family companion

Title-page from the same