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Mrs. Isabella Beeton
1892 The Book of Household Management Isabella Beeton New Ed Illus Folding Plate
London: Ward, Lock, Bowden & Co, 1892. Click here to see our other books! The Book of Household Management: Entirely New Edition, Revised, Corrected and Great Enlarged Mrs. Isabella Beeton 1892 Ward, Lock, Bowden & Co : London 8" by 5" xlvi [7] 1644pp, [40] SUMMARY An unusually well preserved copy of Mrs Isabella Beeton's famous work of household management, this being a new and greatly revised edition. Illustrated Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed This book weighs 1.5 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 23.99 EU Postage: £ 18.99 European Postage: £ 19.99 Asia Postage: £ 31.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 32.99 DESCRIPTION Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management was first published in book form in 1861, after appearing periodically in 'The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine'. The work was incredibly popular, and was an important tool used in middle-class households. A comprehensive guide, the work touches upon the management of staff, buying produce and proper etiquette. The work provides menus, recipes and cooking tips, whilst also breaking down the duties and requirements of domestic staff, from sick-nurse to footman. After her death, Beeton's guidebook continued in its popularity and saw countless edition and revision throughout the following centuries. Such a popular work, the name Beeton has become synonymous with the domestic setting. Illustrated with 13 coloured plates, two of which are folding plates, 68 full page illustrations and numerous vignettes. Collated complete. CONDITION Imperceptibly rebacked in a quarter calf with the original backstrip preserved. E … [Click Below for Full Description]
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