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Don'ts for Wives
     

Don'ts for Wives

by Blanche Ebbutt
 

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Don'ts for Husbands and Don'ts for Wives are facsimile editions of the original books published by A&C Black in 1913. Each pocket-sized book contains hundreds of snippets of entertaining advice for a happy marriage, which rings true almost 100 years after it was written.

The reissued titles are ideal Christmas stocking fillers, and gifts for weddings,

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Don'ts for Husbands and Don'ts for Wives are facsimile editions of the original books published by A&C Black in 1913. Each pocket-sized book contains hundreds of snippets of entertaining advice for a happy marriage, which rings true almost 100 years after it was written.

The reissued titles are ideal Christmas stocking fillers, and gifts for weddings, engagements and anniversaries.

Advice appears under the following chapters:
1. Personalities
2. How to Avoid Discord
3. Habits
4. Financial Matters
5. Evenings at Home
6. Jealousy
7. Recreation
8. Food
9. Dress
10. Entertaining
11. Household Management
12. Children

'Among the bon mots there is much wisdom. They would make great stocking fillers, or wedding anniversary gifts!' Good Book Guide (October 2007)

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“Offers...not-so-outdated tips on achieving marital bliss, from not making him jealous to not laughing when she asks to drive the car.” —Vanity Fair

“Words of wisdom for a happy marriage from nearly a century ago…The advice comes from a set of guidebooks on marriage written on the eve of the First World War…Penned by Blanche Ebbutt in 1913, they were first published at a time when women stayed at home while their husbands went out to work. Times have changed since then, but the advice could be considered as relevant today as ever.” —The Daily Mail

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781408133521
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
06/01/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
80
Sales rank:
850,927
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Blanche Ebbutt wrote Don'ts for Husbands and Don'ts for Wives in 1913.

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