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The British Housewife
Language: en
Pages: 494
Authors: Gilly Lehmann
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Prospect Books

This is the first full-scale study of the world of eighteenth-century British cookery books, their authors, their readers and their recipes. For many decades, we have treated them as collectables - often fetching thousands at auction and in rare-book catalogues - or as quaint survivors, while ignoring their true history
The British Housewife
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: Martha Bradley
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Prospect Books (UK)

This is the third of six parts of a facsimile reprint of a compendium of cookery, gardening, animal husbandry and general household medicine which was published in two volumes in about 1760, having first been offered to the public in 41 weekly parts in 1756.
The British Housewife
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Martha Bradley
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 1760 - Publisher:

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The British Housewife
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: Martha Bradley
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Prospect Books (UK)

This is the fourth of six parts of a facsimile reprint of a compendium of cookery, gardening, animal husbandry and general household medicine which was published in two volumes in about 1760, having first been offered to the public in 41 weekly parts in 1756.
The English Housewife
Language: en
Pages: 321
Authors: Gervase Markham
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

In 1615 Englishman Gervase Markham published a handbook for housewives that contains "all the virtuous knowledges and actions both of the mind and body, which ought to be in any complete housewife". Markham instructs and advises on everything from the plague to baldness and bad breath. Woodcut illustrations add a