Book/Printed Material The whole duty of a woman, or, A guide to the female sex, from the age of sixteen to sixty, &c. : being directions, how women of all qualities and conditions, ought to behave themselves in the various circumstances of this life, for their obtaining not only present but future happiness ... : also choice receipts in physick and chirurgery with the whole art of cookery, preserving, candying, beautifying, &c. Whole duty of a woman / Guide to the female sex, from the age of sixteen to sixty, &c.

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Title
The whole duty of a woman, or, A guide to the female sex, from the age of sixteen to sixty, &c. : being directions, how women of all qualities and conditions, ought to behave themselves in the various circumstances of this life, for their obtaining not only present but future happiness ... : also choice receipts in physick and chirurgery with the whole art of cookery, preserving, candying, beautifying, &c.
Other Title
Whole duty of a woman
Guide to the female sex, from the age of sixteen to sixty, &c.
Contributor Names
Elizabeth Robins Pennell Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
London : Printed for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch ... R. Ware ... and James Hodges ..., 1735.
Contents
(from t.p.) I. Directions how to obtain the divine and moral vertues of piety, meekness, modesty, chastity, humility, compassion, temperance, and affability, with their advantages, and how to avoid the opposite vices -- II. The duty of virgins directing them what they ought to do, and what to avoid, for gaining all the accomplishments required in that state, with the whole art of love -- III. The whole duty of a wife -- IV. The whole duty of a widow, &c.
Subject Headings
-  Women--Conduct of life--Early works to 1800
-  Formulas, recipes, etc.--Early works to 1800
-  Traditional medicine--Early works to 1800
Notes
-  Numbers 113-120 missed in pagination.
-  Signatures: A-G¹².
-  ESTC T64198
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  LC copy imperfect: first leaf wanting.
-  LC copy includes bookplate of Walter Wilson.
-  NOS 06-25-02 vj36
Medium
[8], 167, [1] p., 1 leaf of plates : 1 ill. (woodcut) ; 15 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
HQ1201 .W6 1735
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/Pennell.06922
Library of Congress Control Number
09006922
Language
English
Online Format
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Description
Numbers 113-120 missed in pagination. Signatures: A-G¹². ESTC T64198 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy imperfect: first leaf wanting. LC copy includes bookplate of Walter Wilson. NOS 06-25-02 vj36
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/09006922
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Elizabeth Robins Pennell Collection. The whole duty of a woman, or, A guide to the female sex, from the age of sixteen to sixty, &c.: being directions, how women of all qualities and conditions, ought to behave themselves in the various circumstances of this life, for their obtaining not only present but future happiness ...: also choice receipts in physick and chirurgery with the whole art of cookery, preserving, candying, beautifying, &c. London: Printed for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch ... R. Ware ... and James Hodges, 1735. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/09006922/.

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Elizabeth Robins Pennell Collection. (1735) The whole duty of a woman, or, A guide to the female sex, from the age of sixteen to sixty, &c.: being directions, how women of all qualities and conditions, ought to behave themselves in the various circumstances of this life, for their obtaining not only present but future happiness ...: also choice receipts in physick and chirurgery with the whole art of cookery, preserving, candying, beautifying, &c. London: Printed for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch ... R. Ware ... and James Hodges. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/09006922/.

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Elizabeth Robins Pennell Collection. The whole duty of a woman, or, A guide to the female sex, from the age of sixteen to sixty, &c.: being directions, how women of all qualities and conditions, ought to behave themselves in the various circumstances of this life, for their obtaining not only present but future happiness ...: also choice receipts in physick and chirurgery with the whole art of cookery, preserving, candying, beautifying, &c. London: Printed for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch ... R. Ware ... and James Hodges, 1735. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/09006922/>.