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    Things a Woman Wants to Know: An Edwardian Housewife's Guide to Life (Old House Projects) (Hardback) By (author) Isobel

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    DescriptionThis 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 colours 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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    Title
    Things a Woman Wants to Know
    Subtitle
    An Edwardian Housewife's Guide to Life
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Isobel
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 184 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 280 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781908402639
    ISBN 10: 1908402636
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC subject category V2: JFSJ1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.3
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/20CNTY
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    BISAC V2.8: FAM000000
    Abridged Dewey: 640
    B&T Approval Code: A33200000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037070
    B&T Approval Code: A15202024
    DC22: 640.4
    B&T Approval Code: A14664050
    BISAC V2.8: HIS054000
    DC23: 305.4209
    Thema V1.0: VFV, JBSF1, NHTB, NHD
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3MP
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1DDU
    LC classification: TX145 .T426 2013
    Illustrations note
    illustrations (black and white, and colour)
    Publisher
    Osprey Publishing
    Imprint name
    Old House Books
    Publication date
    22 October 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Old House Books
    Review quote
    "QUIRKY TIPS FROM BYGONE AGE AMUSE: What a delightful book...a cheerful and illustrated volume of personal and household tips dating between 1884 and 1910. Amusing and surprising...Included at front and back are reproductions of advertisements of the era, fascinating, as well...Charming."--"The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, VA"
    Table of contents
    The Kitchen /Emergency /Nursery /Medical /Toilet /Dress /Hints for Housewives /Various /How to fold Serviettes