A Whisper to a Newly Married Pair from a Widowed Wife

By: Balfour, Clara L. (edited by)

Price: NZ$39.15

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Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Viii, 183 pages + frontis. Blue cloth covers. Gilt floral illustrations on spine and front board. Gilt lettering on spine. All edges gilt. Front hinge cracked. Binding shaky. 3.5" by 2" corner cut from front free endpaper. 1" split at head of front joint. 1/4" chip to cloth at head of spine. Cloth covers rubbed. Edges of spine and boards rubbed. "In offering the following hints of advice, it must not be supposed that I speak merely to the newly-married pair; for in those moments of early love, a husband and wife are to each other generally all that could be wished. " - from the editor's preface. Contents: A Whisper to the Husband. Editor's Introduction; Introductory Remarks; On the Female Character; On General Conduct; On Constance and Fidelity; On Domestic Habits; On Absence; On Expenditure; On Increase of Family; Conclusion. A Whisper to the Wife: Introductory Remarks; On Connubial Happiness; On Prudence and Decorum; On Domestic Economy; On Dress; On Family Duties; On Conduct towards Relations acquired by Marriage; Personal and relative Confidence; On the Treatment of Servants; On the Management and Education of Children; Conclusion. Concluding Whisper to both Husband and Wife: On Mututal Forbearance.; 16mo

Title: A Whisper to a Newly Married Pair from a Widowed Wife

Author Name: Balfour, Clara L. (edited by)

Categories: Other,

Edition: Eleventh Edition

Publisher: London, Houlston and Wright:

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 002501

Keywords: Marital Advice 19th Century History