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gentlewomans companion, or, A guide to the female sex containing directions of behaviour, in all places, companies, relations, and conditions, from their childhood down to old age ... : with letters & discourses upon all occasions : whereunto is added, a guide for cook-maids, dairy-maids, chamber-maids, and all others that go to service ... by Hannah Woolley

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Published by Printed by A. Maxwell for Edward Thomas ... in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women -- Conduct of life -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Etiquette -- Early works to 1800.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesGentlewomans companion., Guide to the female sex.
Statementby Hannah Woolley.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBJ1609 .W66x 1675
The Physical Object
Pagination[24], 262, [10] p. :
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2668826M
LC Control Number85665036

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