The Book of Household Management; Comprising Information for the Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen-Maid, Butler, Footman, Coachman, Valet and Under House-Maids

London: S.O. Beeton, 1861. Hardcover. 1112 pages. 17.5 x 11.5 x 6.5 cm. "Nothing lovelier can be found In Woman, than to study household good." - Milton First edition in book form. This work originally was published in 24 monthly parts, 1859-1861. Added engraved colored title page, with the Bouverie St. address (the first issue point), and with 11 (of 12) added color plates (lacking the plate at p. 755). Additional illustrated with numerous text woodcuts. Two leaves a bit defective at lower outer corner, may have been stuck together, affecting text tail of pages 719-721. Corners lightly bumped at tail. Maroon morocco spine with pebbled cloth. Very good. Item #1705

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