• Practical Domestic Economy, early guide book 1823, anonymous author, rare

    This wonderful book is written in a highly opinionated manner, and includes advice on everything from how to deal with servants to gardening and china collecting. A scarce book. Binding half calf leather with marbled paper boards and marbled edges, grey/brown endpapers, spine with gilt and blind tooling and red label with title.
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  • THE LADIES KNITTING & NETTING BOOK First series Miss Watts circa 1840 Needlework

    The Ladies' Knitting and Netting Book. Sixth edition with additions published in London by John Miland circa 1840. First series. By Miss Watts. Inscription on free front endpaper and endpapers have some marks and staining.
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  • 1831 5 Vols LIFE Samuel JOHNSON James BOSWELL Croker

    John Wilson Croker, 1780-1857, was a politician and writer. "In 1831 Croker published a new edition of Boswell's Life of Johnson including the Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, which was vindictively attacked by Macaulay in the Edinburgh Review, but which remained the best edition until superseded by the work of George Birkbeck Hill" -DNB.
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  • 1811 The Housekeeper's Instructor W A Henderson Universal Family Cook Scarce

    In a calf binding. Externally, rubbed, with bumping, and both boards detached. Tape repairs to the backstrip, with some wear to the head and tail of the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Ink signature to front pastedown.
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  • Domestic Dictionary and HOUSEKEEPER's Manual by Gibbons MERLE and John REITCH

    "This is a work which we can especially recommend, both for home and colonial circulation. It is one which will replace many of those dictionaries which should have become long since obsolete. - Colonial Magazine and East India Review.
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  • New listingTHE LADY'S ASSISTANT Digns in Knitting, Netting & Crochet Work Mrs Gaugain 1841

    For Executing Useful and Fancy designs in Knitting, Netting and Crochet work. There are five coloured plates, the first having a single image and the remaining three with four images on each one making a total of thirteen images (title page states that there are 15 images so possible that something is missing).
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  • White Lies; The Welcome Home, or The Ball, Amelia Alderson Opie, 1833 /0610

    Wear to leather corners and spine edges and ends. Endpapers cracked with ex libris on pastedown and name dated 1879 on ffep. First two pages including frontis joined by only of three binding cords - see photo.Text bock otherwise well bound.
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  • A Breviate Touching the Order and Governente of a Nobleman's House, 1800 (1605)

    Copy of an original manuscript entitled "A Breviate Touching the order and Governmente of a Nobleman's House, &c.", by Sir Joseph Banks. Extract, published in 1800 from a book printed in 1605. About 75 pages bound in a plain brown paper cover with title label.
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  • Good Things Made & Said and done for every Home & Household

    On the 24th edition some of the pages are loose as staples have rusted. There are markings in the book from a previous owner and generally poor condition.The 41st edition is pretty good. Both books are bound in red cloth decorated in gilt and black.
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