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Things a Woman Wants to Know : An Edwardian Housewife's Guide to Life
by Sarah Marquis


Overview - This book of handy hints for the new housewife was first published in the Edwardian era, and includes recipes, medical advice, fashion tips and the dangers that can lurk in the home (e.g. the unhealthiness of carpets and the poisonous colors of wallpaper).  Read more...

 
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Overview
This book of handy hints for the new housewife was first published in the Edwardian era, and includes recipes, medical advice, fashion tips and the dangers that can lurk in the home (e.g. the unhealthiness of carpets and the poisonous colors of wallpaper). In this new edition, the most unusual entertaining pieces of advice have been collected together along with the charming contemporary advertisement and a fascinating section about folding serviettes.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781908402639
  • ISBN-10: 1908402636
  • Publisher: Old House Books
  • Publish Date: October 2013
  • Page Count: 176
  • Dimensions: 7.2 x 5.1 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.66 pounds

Series: Old House Projects

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Books > History > Europe - Great Britain - General
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