The FAMILY MONITOR For 1831. [Volume t.p.].; Individual issue title: The FAMILY MONITOR And SERVANT'S GUARDIAN. British Class Society.
The FAMILY MONITOR For 1831. [Volume t.p.].; Individual issue title: The FAMILY MONITOR And SERVANT'S GUARDIAN.
The FAMILY MONITOR For 1831. [Volume t.p.].; Individual issue title: The FAMILY MONITOR And SERVANT'S GUARDIAN.

The FAMILY MONITOR For 1831. [Volume t.p.].; Individual issue title: The FAMILY MONITOR And SERVANT'S GUARDIAN.

London: J. Hatchard and Son, 187, Piccadilly, 1831. 1st Volume edition. [2], 584, [4] pp. Vol. I., No. I. - Vol. I., No. XII. Janaury 1831 - December 1831. ~ 48 pp per issue. 8vo. Period purple full calf binding. Marbled edges. Spine quite sun-tanned, with band of sunning to top of front board. Discoloration to lower 1/3 of binding. Withal, a VG copy. Item #48162

Mouthpiece for the Church of England "of which we are members ... Our grand object will be the religious instruction and improvement of servants .... [by offering] wholesome advice ... some original articles, together with domestic hints and suggestions..." in this vein then will be found herein such pieces as "Excuses for Neglect of Duty", "On the Circulation of Blood", 'Hints on Giving and Receiving Characters", "Considerations on Infidelity", "On the Treatment of Children", "The Importance of Punctuality", "Domestic Recipes" [Rheumatism, Furniture Oil], "Domestic Hints" [e.g., "warming beds"], and "Anecdotes of a Negro Servant."

Rare publication documenting the upper-class' expectations for the servant class, not found in the Union List of Serials [3rd Ed], nor on OCLC; COPAC, however, locates copies at the BL & Cambridge.

Price: $375.00

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