HOUSEWIFE'S TREASURY of Domestic Information

By: Beeton

Price: £165.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: V.g.


Folding frontis. [fine], 1056pp. Pub. red cloth with gilt decoration and titles to the spine. Illus. throughout with folding and single plates and vignettes to the text. An advert for Whelipton's Pills states 'Estab. 1835' and forty-six years of production confirms the date as c 1881. Very few adverts as this was the first edition. Packed with social information of late Victorian England including The House and Its Furniture; Artistic Homes; Economical House-Keeping; Children and what to do with them; The Toilet; Etiquette of Modern Society; Home Needlework;Art Needlework; Our Leisure Hours. The full title reads: Title: Beeton's housewife's treasury of domestic information : comprising complete and practical instructions on the house and its furniture, artistic decoration ... and all other household matters. With every requisite direction to secure the comfort, elegance, and prosperity of the home. A companion volume to "Mrs. Beeton's book of household management". Only 4 copies on Copac and only one edition appears to have been published. A scarce item.

TITLE: HOUSEWIFE'S TREASURY of Domestic Information

Author Name: Beeton

Categories: Food and drink,

Edition: 1st edition

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Bowden Ltd: 1881

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition: V.g.

Size: 8vo

Seller ID: GT311