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THE COMPLEAT HOUSEWIFE: or Accomplished Gentlewoman's Companion.

THE COMPLEAT HOUSEWIFE: or Accomplished Gentlewoman's Companion.
£20.00
Book ID
6353
ISBN
0946273006
Author
SMITH, Eliza (editor - John Maitland).:
Publisher
Arlon House
Binding
Hardcover
Published
1983
Pages
406
Type/size
8vo - over 7? - 9?" tall
Notes
Reprint of edition of 1758 published in London by Hitch and Hawes et alia. Very good condition, leather textured cloth , blocked in gilt on front, previous ownership neatly overpainted on front end paper, coloured end papers, includes two folding table plans tipped to rear cover, 24 unnumbered pages plus 394 plus xii pages of index. Includes cookery recipies, household hints and remedies and cures (the publishers issue a disclaimer ". The Remedies and Cures .should not be used, as they could be dangerous and a threat to health." Elsewhere they do recommend trying some of the recipes.Jole of Sturgeon or Carp Blovon anyone?- recommended for January) [QP]
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