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4.0 out of 5 stars Mrs Beetons household book
This is a very interesting book and a trip down to how life was downstairs. Many of the receipes unusual but also many very traditional and as a child experienced them myself. A Great book well worth a read
Published on 30 July 2009 by C. Davies

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3.0 out of 5 stars Gift
I bought this for myself and ended up giving it to my mum as a gift as she was browsing the pages and was thrilled to see a lot of her mums recipes, and hints and tips for the household from years gone by. Great gift for a pensioner but would recommend the full size version at around 33 second hand as it is easier to read. The writing on this *mini* version is tiny
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Mrs Beetons household book, 30 July 2009
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This review is from: Mrs Beeton's Household Management (Wordsworth Reference) (Paperback)
This is a very interesting book and a trip down to how life was downstairs. Many of the receipes unusual but also many very traditional and as a child experienced them myself. A Great book well worth a read
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3.0 out of 5 stars Gift, 30 Dec 2013
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I bought this for myself and ended up giving it to my mum as a gift as she was browsing the pages and was thrilled to see a lot of her mums recipes, and hints and tips for the household from years gone by. Great gift for a pensioner but would recommend the full size version at around 33 second hand as it is easier to read. The writing on this *mini* version is tiny
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4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting and sometimes funny, 3 Aug 2010
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It's interesting to explore all the areas which a victorian household must master according to Mrs Beeton. Some things are more of a curiosity nowadays but others come in handy today too. The recipes are surprisingly accurate in their measurements. All in all it's a pleasure to read this book from time to time.
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5.0 out of 5 stars L-O-V-E Mrs Beeton's, 29 Aug 2013
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This is a lovely book and the most classic of all household books. For me, you don't have a good collection of household books without this one! It is more than full of good hints, traditional recipes and home economy tips all to put to good use or reference when marvelling at the things women used to have to do...
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5.0 out of 5 stars Mrs Beeton, 2 April 2013
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I have been watching about Mrs Beeton was interested in getting her book, I like to read this book its interesting some of the recipes. would recommend this book to anyone interested in Mrs Beeton
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great, 18 Mar 2013
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This book was bought as a gift, the recipient found it most interesting and amused to see the changes made in household management over the years.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Wanted, 4 Feb 2013
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I have been looking for this book for years, I find I have a curiosity of haw thing were managed years ago. I took the isbn. code of a book in a shop and found it 3. cheaper on amazon.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good but heavy book, 14 Jan 2013
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Good book but very thick. Better if in larger but thinner book. But good historical Victorian book, good tips even in modern age!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good Old Fashioned fun, 11 Jan 2013
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Bought for her indoors, or as the book describes Mistress of the house.
Good basic cook book, with lots of extra info.
Relates to a bygone era but top fun read.
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5.0 out of 5 stars What can you say about a classic?, 31 Dec 2012
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Great book. Pity it is not hardback as I expect it will be heavily used and referred to! Buy it
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