The Country Housewife’s Family Companion, with a modern introduction by Malcolm Thick

Ellis, William

Original publication date: 1750
Original publisher: First published in 1750 for James Hodges, London and B. Collins, Salisbury. Text and apparatus copyright Prospect Books. Copyright of Introduction, Malcolm Thick
Publication status: With permission

A complete how-to manual of country skills; how-to make everything from bacon to medicine. The book creates an appreciation for mid-18th century English country life; it reveals how the diet and habits of the era created the diseases that demanded the medicines listed. HERE WITH PERMISSION OF THE PUBLISHER.

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