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The Book of Household Management


  • Author:
    Beeton, Isabella
  • Publisher:
    Ward, Lock , and Tyler., London, 1869
  • Catalog ID:
    1306311
  • Our ref:
    1306311

Comprising Information for the:- Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen-Maid, Butler, Footman, Coachman, Valet, Upper and Under Housemaids, Lady's-Maid, Maid-of-All-Work, Laundry-Maid, Nurse and Nurse-Maid, Monthly, Wet, and Sick Nurses etc etc. Also Sanitary, Medical and Legal Memoranda. With a History of the Origin, Properties, and Uses of All Things connected with Home Life and Comfort. Entirely New Edition, Revised and Corrected. With New Colour Engravings. Later edition (two hundred and fifty-third thousand), 1869. (First edition 1861). Hardback. 8vo. pp. xl, [2], 1139. Twelve colour plates plus numerous black & white engravings throughout the text. Half-calf over cloth. Gilt to spine. No jacket. Mrs Beeton's renowned and very comprehensive book. Good condition. Rubbing to extremities. Ownership inscription to recto of first plate. Text lifted from p.528 (page adjacent to recto of one of the colour plates). Minor foxing, mostly to early pages. Occasional light crease. Slight damage to upper corner of p.575. Light pencil note to head of title page.
  • Our price: £260.00

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