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The Gentlewoman's Companion

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The Gentlewoman's Companion by Hannah Woolley
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The Companion is a conduct- as well as cookery-book (the recipes are mainly derived from her earlier works). It also contains an autobiography of the author. In truth it is a rank, but captivating, miscellany, including recipes, medical prescriptions, advice to servants and governesses, hints on upbringing, cosmetics and education, rules of social comportment and conduct, instructions and model letters for correspondence (mainly for young ladies), and 'Pleasant Discourses and Witty Dialogues' between gentlemen and ladies. Great bedtime reading. The editor puts it all in long perspective.

Author Biography

Hannah Woolley (1622-1675) was an English writer who published early books on household management. She married Jerome Woolley, a schoolmaster, in 1646, and ran a grammar schoool with him in Newport, Essex. Later she opened a school in Hackney. When she was widowed in 1661, Hannah Woolley began publishing books on household management in order to earn a living.
Release date NZ
May 21st, 2001
Contributor
Edited by Caterina Albano
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
New edition
Illustrations
illustrations
Imprint
Prospect Books
Pages
300
Dimensions
148x210x25
ISBN-13
9780907325994
Product ID
1836767

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