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Not the sort of book I would read from end to end, more the sort that is dipped into or browsed through. Like many etiquette and household management books of the later 19th century there are recipes, tips for managing the help, and notes on propriety. What sets it apart from many similar works is that at the time of Jane Austen and the Napoleonic Wars, most people think of Australia as little more than a place for the excess criminals of England. This letter, written to the wife of the nephew ...more