The female instructor; or, Young woman’s companion

book, printed text

  • Title: The female instructor; or, Young woman’s companion: being a guide to all the accomplishments which adorn the female character … With many pleasing examples of illustrious females. To which are added, useful medicinal receipts, and a concise system of cookery …
  • Publication: Liverpool : Printed by Nuttall, Fisher, and Dixon, Duke Street, [1812?]

Catalog Record

659 811F

Acquired April 2021

The whole duty of a woman

title page

  • 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. / written by a Lady.
  • Edition: The third edition.
  • Published: London : Printed for F. Guillim, against the Great James Tavern in Bishopgate-Street, 1701.

Catalog Record 

63 701 W628

Acquired October 2019


An address to the right worshipful the batchelors of Great-Britain

An address to the right worshipful the batchelors of Great-Britain cover

  • Author: Nab, Ralph, author.
  • Title: An address to the right worshipful the batchelors of Great-Britain : containing an examination of the several articles of impeachment, lately exhibited against them, by the ladies. Together with some reflections on the modern education of the fair sex. To which is added, Pretty miss’s catechism and A poem on the pleasures of a single life, or, The miseries of matrimony / by an old batchelor, aet. 72.
  • Published: London, Printed for A. Antiquity [1735?]

Catalog Record 

53 N113 735

Acquired May 2019