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[24797] Adams, Samuel and Sarah. Complete Servant, The.
Lewes: Southover Press, 2000. Reprint. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Paperback. As New ISBN: 1-870962-09-5. 180 pages. First published in 1825. Describes the duties of a complete range of staff from Housekeeper to Under Gardeners.  £15.00

[24930] Beaty-Pownall, S.. Household Hints - The Queen Cookery Books Series XIV. London: Horace Cox, 1904. First Edition. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 139 pages. Good tight clean book. One of a series of 14 titles. Also published as a boxed set which we have in stock.  £15.00

[24929] Beaty-Pownall, S.. Household Hints - The Queen Cookery Books Series XIV. London: Horace Cox, 1904. First Edition. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 139 pages. Good tight clean book. One of a series of 14 titles. Also published as a boxed set which we have in stock.  £15.00

[24639] Beeton, Isabella Mary. Book of Household Management, The. London: Ward, Lock and Co., 1890. New Edition Revised and Enlarged. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Half-Leather. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 1644 pages. Green cloth boards, red leather spine with gilt title and decorations. Twelve colour plates, two folding. Nice tight clean book in original binding.  £300.00

Beeton, Mrs. Mrs. Beeton's Cookery and Household Management. London: Ward Lock, 1961. Reprint. HBN - Poor Working condition copy only, with quite a few paper clippings. Front cover nearly detached from spine (hanging by a thread) and spine come away from book contents, which are not disbound. (#B 03926)  £25.00 
[24730] Cole, Mary Mrs.. Lady's Complete Guide - Or Cookery in all Its Branches. London: G. Kearsley, 1791. Third Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Full-Leather. Good / No Jacket - as issued. lvi plus 460 pages. Contemporary full leather, title label red with gilt, raised bands to spine, new endpapers. Containing the most approved recipes, confirmed by observation and practice, in every reputable English book of cookery now extant; besides a great variety of others which have never before been offered to the public. Also includes The Complete Brewer and The Family Physician. Oxford page 118.  £500.00
[22400] Cole, Mary Mrs.. Lady's Complete Guide - Or Cookery in all Its Branches. London: G. Kearsley, 1791. Third Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Three-Quarter Leather. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 460 pages. Marbled boards with beige leather, title label red leather with gilt title. Containing the most approved recipes, confirmed by observation and practice, in every reputable English book of cookery now extant; besides a great variety of others which have never before been offered to the public. Also includes The Complete Brewer and The Family Physician. Oxford page 118.  £500.00

Craig, Elizabeth. ELIZABETH CRAIG`S HOUSEHOLD LIBRARY - NEEDLECRAFT. . Comments: Undated. Pub. by Books of Dignity and Service Limited. Hardback without dustwrapper. Rubbed and bumped corners with some staining to boards. Foxing to pages and cut edges. Generally otherwise contents clean, no inscription.  Collectible - Acceptable. (#B 02736)        £6.99 
Craig, Elizabeth . Elizabeth Craig's Household Library Cookery: A Time Saving Cook Book Containing Over 1000 Favourite Tested Recipes, Arranged on the Modern Easy-to-Learn Plan. . Comments: UNDATED. Collins Hardback Poor Working Copy only. Together but well rubbed stained and grubby. Collectible - Acceptable. (#B 02732)  £5.99 
[21450] Doxford, P. M. And Galton, C. B.. For All Seasons. Dorset: Dorset County Federation of Women's Institutes, 1977. Fifth Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 117 pages, Dorset Federation of Women's Institutes Diamond Jubilee Book 1977.  £5.00

[21525] Good Housekeeping Institute. Book of Good Housekeeping, The. London: National Magazine Company, 1957. Reprint. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: B001323R72 . White cloth with gilt titles and decorations. All edges blue. Good tight clean book.  £20.00

[24653] Good Housekeeping Institute. Happy Home, The. ill. Leatham, Moira. London: Waverley Book Company, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Good / No Jacket. 374 pages. Compiled and edited by the Good Housekeeping Institute for the Gas Council. Not dated, but would appear to be 1950's. 192 plates in black and white, and colour. Overseas customers please contact us for shipping quote, this book weighs 1.9kg.  £20.00

[24499] Hartnell, Norman et al. Complete Housewife, The. London: Evans Brothers, 1960. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Good - Priceclipped. 336 pages. This is an indespensable book of reference for women of all ages.  £15.00

Householder Magazine, The (incorporating the New Handicrafts Magazine November 1939 Vol.35 No.11.
Utility Press Ltd., 1939. Pages 385-408 (volume No.35.No.11).  Has damage where label has been partially removed from front, but rest seems quite good considering its age.  Help yourself; Build your own Air-Raid Shelter; Black-Out your Home; Gas-Proofing; The Garden in War-Time; Use Your Attic.  Detailed instructins and diagrams for all these things. Good. Paperback. (#B 04909)  £150.00 
[25070] Jack, Florence B. and Preston, Philippa. Woman's Book. London: T.C & E.C. Jack, New Revised Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / No Jacket. 613 pages. Everything a woman should want to know about being a housewife. Rear board is stained, not affecting text.  £20.00

[20887] Latham, Jean. Taste of the Past, A : A Collector's Miscellany of Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century Tableware. London: Adam & Charles Black, 1975. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-7136-1614-8. 117 pages. Describes the cutlery, tableware, and dining room furniture of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Richly illustrated with 67 black and white photographs and a colour frontispiece.  £10.00

Lindsay, Jessie and Tress, Helen M. with intro by Mottram V.H. What Every Cook Should Know. London: Nisbet and Co, 1945. Reprint (First Published 1932). Lindsay, Jessie (Head of Household Arts Department, King's College of Household and Social Science (London University) and Tress, Helen M. Lecturer in Household Arts, King's College of Household and Social Science, Dipplomée Cordon Bleu, Paris. With and Introduction by Professor V.H. Mottram, M.A. Fair but Aged and Dusty Hardback - owner's name and pencil notation to f.e.p. Foyle's Book label to inside front board, , corners bumped   Fair. Hardcover.  (#B 03093)  £4.99
[18337] Miles, Alfred H.. Household Oracle, The. London: Hutchinson, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 586 pages. A popular referee on subjects of household enquiry. Inscription to verso of frontispiece is dated 1899.  £45.00

[24185] Morse, Sidney and Curtis, Isabel Gordon. Household Discoveries and Mrs. Curtis's Cook Book. New York: The Success Company, 1909. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 744 pages Household Discoveries and 280 pages Mrs. Curtis's Cook Book bound in one volume. Fascinating insight into American life in the early 1900's, not too certain if some the suggestions in the Household Discoveries would be permitted today. Black leatherette binding with gilt title and decorations to front and spine, marbled page edges, a nice clean tight book. Axford page 211.  £75.00

[17847] No Author. Harpic Home Book, The. London: Harpic Manufacturing Co., Second Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Reading Copy ISBN: B001XT8BNU. 128 pages. Everything you wanted to know about running a household, and recipes. Most of the spine is missing, and also the top left hand corner of the front cover.  £5.00

[17176] No Author. Concise Household Encyclopedia. London: Amalgamated Press, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: B000Q8C9Z0. Complete in one volume. This book has a shipping weight of 4.5kg, not available for international shipment. Blue cloth with blue leatherette spine and gilt titles.  £35.00

[15766] No Author. Good Housekeeping Annual, The - 1960. London: National Magazine Company, 1960. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. A wide range of household subjects, illustrated.  £12.00

[23024] No Author. Enquirer's Home Book, The. London: John Heywood, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good Reading Copy / No Jacket. 632 pages. Boards are stained and scuffed, but frontispiece is bright and clean - how did anyone manage to cook wearing long dresses?  £15.00

[25748] No Author. Good Housekeeping's Home Encyclopaedia. London: Ebury Press, 1968. Reprint. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Good. 480 pages. A comprehensive listing from Acids and Alkalis to Zip and other Fasteners. Overseas customers please contact us for shipping quote, this book weighs 1.6kg.  £25.00

[25137] No Author. 700 Cookery & Household Recipes - Success Cookery Book. London: Success Publishing, Eighth Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good Reading Copy 96 pages. Some of the household recipes would not be considered now: Childish Ailments, Convulsions - Put the sufferer immediately into a hot mustard bath, and send for the doctor. Decorative covers.  £5.00

[22993] No Author. Better Ways and Better Results in the Kitchen. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good 43 page booklet. This was obviously published by a greaseproof paper manufacturer. Includes Baking, Keeping, Picnics and Odd Hints.  £4.00

No Author. Book of Household Management     A Guide to Cookery in All  Branches. . Comments: Ward, Lock 1906, Very poor, but well used and obviously much loved in its day, with coloured plates, which are not the best ones I've seen for quality, but a chance to own a bit of history.   Sellotaped spine, and loose pages, some handwritten recipes. Might have odd missing page, but haven't had chance to check through, please expect a photo upon ordering to confirm you will accept as is. Collectible - Acceptable. (#B 02821)  £15.99 
No Author. Good Things Made, Said & Done for every Home & Household. . Comments: Goodall (1886) Twenty-first - Fair - Hardback with  embossed cover in black and gilt. No inscriptions, end papers are stained with age, remaining pages clean although pages 53 - 60 have become detached. Corners bumped. Collectible - Acceptable. (#B 02935)  £9.99 
Nown, Graham. Mrs Beeton 150 Years of Cookery & Household Management. Ward Lock, 1986. ISBN: 9780706364590. Hardback with Dustwrapper. No Inscriptions . Small nick to bottom corrner of Dustwrapper  . Good in good dust-jacket. Hardcover. (#B 04213)  £5.99 
[20960] Price, Pamela Vandyke. Art of the Table, The. London: B. T. Batsford, 1962. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 186 pages. This is a book about how to serve food correctly. Postcard from Pamela Vandyke Price loosely inserted to front.  £10.00

[22377] Senn, Charles Herman. Art of the Table, The. London: Ward, Lock & Co, 1923. Third Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 128 pages. With 80 illustrations, also including How to Wait at Table, How to Fold Napkins and How to Carve.  £15.00

[20649] Senn, Charles Herman. Art of the Table, The. London: Ward, Lock & Co, 1923. Third Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. 128 pages. With 80 illustrations, also including How to Wait at Table, How to Fold Napkins and How to Carve. Dustjacket spine is priced at 3/6 Net  £20.00

[25508] Seymour, John. Forgotten Household Crafts.
London: Dorling Kindersley, 2007. Reissue. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 1-4053-2222-5. 256 pages. From baking bread to quilting, rediscover the lost world of traditional household crafts with this inspirational and practical step-by-step guide,  £10.00

Steer, W.H. Household Encyclopedia - Medical and Gardening information Cookery and Household Recipes A guide to Etiquette Hints for the Toilet etc etc etc. London: Spring Book. HBDW - Aged and tanned pages dw rubbed. Condition: Unchecked so shown as Acceptable. (#B 03933)  £3.99 


[15931] Webster, Mrs. John J.. Thrift for the Housewife. London: Chapman & Hall, 1918. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Fair / No Jacket. Things all women ought to know, including simple cooking, care of house and furniture, clothes, health, etc. - according to the title page. Red cloth with black titles, dusty.  £30.00