Baker & Taylor Provides period information on home furnishings, fashion, medicine, the courts, entertainment, shopping, travel, and etiquette
Book News Details technological and social aspects of daily life in 19th century England, with descriptions, excerpts from diaries and letters, recipes, timelines and charts, and b&w photos and illustrations. Includes chapters on heating and plumbing, fashion, the military, banking, shopping, and etiquette. Useful for students, authors, researchers, and period enthusiasts. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.