1895 MRS BEETON'S BOOK OF HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT-COOKERY-ANTIQUE-VICTORIAN-MEDICAL For Sale
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1895 MRS BEETON'S BOOK OF HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT-COOKERY-ANTIQUE-VICTORIAN-MEDICAL:
This book is
COMPRISING INFORMATION FOR THE
MISTRESS. COACHMAN. LAUNDRY MAID.
HOUSEKEEPER. VALET. NURSE AND NURSE MAID.
COOK. PARLOUR-MAID. NURSE AND NURSE-MAID.
KITCHEN-MAID. HOUSEMAID. MONTHLY, WET AND SICK-NURSE.
BUTLER. LADY'S MAID. SICK NURSE.
FOOTMAN. GENERAL SERVANT. GOVERNESS.
Also Sanitary, Medical and Legal Memoranda.
With a History of the Origin, Properties and Uses of all Things
connected with Home Life and Comfort.
BY MRS. ISABELLA BEETON.
ENTIRELY NEW EDITION,
REVISED, CORRECTED AND GREATLY ENLARGED,
NEW COLOURED PLATES AND NUMEROUS FULL-PAGE AND OTHER ENGRAVINGS.
SEVERAL HUNDREDS OF NEW RECIPES
For English, French, German, Italian, American, Australian and Indian Cookery.
New Menus for Breakfasts, Luncheons, Dinners, Teas and Suppers.
With much Valuable Information upon Household and Domestic Matters.
WARD, LOCK & BOWDEN, LIMITED,
WARWICK HOUSE, SALISBURY SQUARE, E.C.
NEW YORK AND MELBOURNE.
It is bound in half leather fine binding (spine & hinge strips), and has purplecloth hardback boards. It contains several colour plates (two of which are foldout plates), and has many small black and white engravings in and amongst the text. Containing over 1600 pages, with dimensions to the book of 8" x 5.5" x 3" thick, and it weighs 1.4kg unpacked. The condition is fairly good, with the worst case of any indescrepancy being that the leather spine is starting to flake/crack in places, but it is only superficial and does not penetrate all the way through. Both boards are firmly attached with no splitting or weakness to inner or outer hinges, andthe boards are generally very clean with no significant marking. The contents are very clean and bright throughout, with no foxing, marking, loss or damage to pages or plates whatsoever, and text block is firm and secure with no detached or loose pages or plates.
Refund is accepted if you are not completely satisfied or feel the book is not as described with no questions asked.
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