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The young woman's guide to virtue, economy, and happiness: being an improved and pleasant directory for cultivating the heart and understanding...

Collection Data

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1818 (Questionable)
Place: Newcastle upon Tyne
Publisher: Mackenzie & Dent
Edition: Third
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz (Armstrong, J. Young woman's guide. 1818. 3 ed.)
Topics
Young women -- Conduct of life
Home economics
Cooking, English
Women household employees
Genres
Books
Handbooks and manuals
Notes
Content: Dedication: "To the young females of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, this work is most respectfully inscribed ..."
Content: Illustrations: Frontispiece engraving, "A domestic scene," depicting a family at dinner. -- Extra engraved title-page, with a vignette of a woman seated under a tree at a drawing table, with an easel and paints. -- Diagram engraving of cuts of meat (beef; veal; venison; pork; mutton). -- Diagram engraving of servings of meat (cod's head; shoulder of mutton; aitch bone of beef; leg of mutton; half a calf's head; quarter of lamb). -- A second diagram engraving of servings of meat (haunch of venison; hare; ham; goose; pig; roast fowl). -- Diagram engraving of poultry cuts (boil'd fowl; partridge; leg; pheasant; wing; neck bone; pigeons). -- 6 plates of engraved diagrams suggesting a "Table of One Course" for each month of the year; two months are illustrated on each plate. -- Diagram engraving suggesting dessert plates for winter and summer.
Physical Description
Extent: Xii, 684 p., [10] leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.
Watermark = 1818
Bound in full polished calf, with a red morocco spine label and gilt spine titling.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18102179
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1bed3e80-c606-012f-72df-58d385a7bc34
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