Cassell's Household Guide: Being a complete encyclopaedia of domestic and social economy
and forming a guide to every department of practical life
Cassell, Petter & Galpin - London, Publisher, 1869 - 1871
This book, entitled ‘Cassel’s Household Guide’ was published in London around 1870.
During the nineteenth century, middle-class households had servants that carried out daily household tasks like cooking and cleaning. Books such as this offered information and advice about how best to complete these chores.
This book includes chapters on domestic medicine, handicrafts, household amusements and keeping animals for pleasure.