The Book of Home Management (1861), information for the mistress, housekeeper, cook, kitchen-maid, butler, footman, coachman, valet upper and under house-maids, lady's maid, maid-of-all work, laundry-maid, and nurses, etc. - Mrs. Isabella Mary Beeton

The Book of Home Management (1861), information for the mistress, housekeeper, cook, kitchen-maid, butler, footman, coachman, valet upper and under house-maids, lady's maid, maid-of-all work, laundry-maid, and nurses, etc.

By Mrs. Isabella Mary Beeton

  • Release Date - Published: 2009-02-01
  • Book Genre: Self-Improvement
  • Author: Mrs. Isabella Mary Beeton
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The Book of Home Management (1861), information for the mistress, housekeeper, cook, kitchen-maid, butler, footman, coachman, valet upper and under house-maids, lady's maid, maid-of-all work, laundry-maid, and nurses, etc. Mrs. Isabella Mary Beeton read online review & book description:

"I must frankly own, that if I had known, beforehand, that this book would have cost me the labour which it has, I should never have been courageous enough to commence it. What moved me, in the first instance, to attempt a work like this, was the discomfort and suffering which I had seen brought upon men and women by household mismanagement. I have always thought that there is no more fruitful source of family discontent than a housewife's badly-cooked dinners and untidy ways. Men are now so well served out of doors,--at their clubs, well-ordered taverns, and dining-houses, that in order to compete with the attractions of these places, a mistress must be thoroughly acquainted with the theory and practice of cookery, as well as be perfectly conversant with all the other arts of making and keeping a comfortable home..."

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