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Category: All Categories: Home Management: Home Economics
12 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Belote, Julianne, Illustrated by: Torlucci, Craig  
The Compleat American Housewife 1776 being a Collection of the most approv'd Recipes of the American Colonies

Publisher: Nitty Gritty Productions Concord, CA 1974.
183 pp, light brown SC wdraps w/black lettering w/illustrated front and back. Book contains information for the colonial wife on the Housewife's duty, cow keeping, buttermaking, and other information. Bottom front corners of some of pages have slight curl. No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good Oblong 24mo - from 5" to 6"

Appr.: | AUD 24.23 CAD 23.89 EUR 15.70 GBP 11.86 JPY 1,696.00 MXN 282.67 ZAR 282.67 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 026374.
    
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2.
Connors, Dorsey  
Save Time, Save Money, Save Yourself

Publisher: New York, Hawthorn Books, c1972.
First printing. 205 p. Hardcover Very good condition in chipped d.j. fair

Appr.: | AUD 12.86 CAD 12.68 EUR 8.33 GBP 6.29 JPY 900.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 150.00 

Purchase direct from: J. Lawton Booksellers. Item number: 27353.
    
US$9.00
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3.
Conran, Shirley, Illustrator: Jan Mitchener  
Superwoman

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, c1978.
. 276p. Cover subtitle: For every Woman who hates housework Hardcover Very good condition in fair d.j. fair

Appr.: | AUD 20.00 CAD 19.72 EUR 12.96 GBP 9.79 JPY 1,400.00 MXN 233.33 ZAR 233.33 

Purchase direct from: J. Lawton Booksellers. Item number: 016607.
    
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4.
Earle, Alice Morse, 1851-1911.  
HomeLlife in Colonial Days,

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan company; London, Macmillan & co., ltd., 1898..
xvi, 470 p. illus., plates. 20 cm. " Alice Morse Earle (1851-1911), a popular historian and writer, offered this comprehensive account of the daily life and customs of pre-Revolutionary War America. Widely read at the time of its publication in 1898, this book was instrumental in driving a renewal in popular interest about food, clothing, social customs, and other topics from bygone times. " Collins. Stock# 42,190. Good, illustrated boards worn, soiled, spine darkened / no dj.

Appr.: | AUD 57.14 CAD 56.34 EUR 37.04 GBP 27.97 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 666.67 ZAR 666.67 

Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 42190.
    
US$40.00
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5.
Ellsworth, Mrs. M. W.  
Queen of the Household

Publisher: Ellsworth & Brey.
Hardcover, (G-), Ellsworth & Brey, Detroit, 1895, [Full title: Queen of the Household: A Carefully Classified and Alphabetically Arranged Repository of Useful Information on Subjects That Constantly Arise in the Daily Life of Every Housekeeper. A Guide to the Best and Easiest Ways of Accomplishing Home Work in its Various Departments.], 737 pages, prefaces, list of illustrations, chemical nomenclature guide, dictionary of cooking terms, index, numerous b&w illustrations including frontis of author, 7.25 in. wide x 9 in. tall x 2 in thick, hardcover, brown cloth with ornate black and stamped titles and decorations, text-block marbled (now faded), corners and spine ends bumped and worn, covers and spine scuffed and soiled with some very small areas of chipping, one medium (approx. 2 in. x 3 in.) and a few very small bits of paper adhered to back cover, short closed tears to cloth only of front of spine (joint intact), rear free endpaper chipped at fore-edge, a very few pages show soil, pages very faintly age-toned, former owner’s flowing cursive name and address on front free-endpaper, paper only of front hinge once split and neatly repaired, otherwise contents clean and tight, old tree leaves pressed in book by previous owner still laid in, 4 bound-in sheets of lined paper for notes at back still blank, Book Good- {Though showing its age somewhat, this book is still quite sound, and is filled with all sorts of wonderful old recipes and housekeeping advice.} (G-) 4782 [(s)0915GS]

Appr.: | AUD 28.57 CAD 28.17 EUR 18.52 GBP 13.99 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 333.33 ZAR 333.33 

Purchase direct from: Librarium. Item number: 004782.
    
US$20.00
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6.
Fryer, Jane Eayre and Donnelly, Alice M. , Illustrated by: Illustrated  
Practical Home Economics

Publisher: D. E. Cunningham & Company Chicago, IL 1926.
xi, 533 pp, light green cloth covered boards w/blue lettering on front & spine and w/blu border on the front cover. The book contains 1245 scientific recipes with each planned for a family of four. It contains information on interior decorating, household management, sanitation, buying, entertaining, home budget system, dieletics, meat substitutes, proper meal for children and meter reading. It has certificate nol. 4577 vaid for one year from internation institute, departments of domestic science, home economics, and social customs for the member. Prev owner's name on ffep No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good- 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 57.69 CAD 56.87 EUR 37.39 GBP 28.24 JPY 4,038.00 MXN 673.00 ZAR 673.00 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 049206.
    
US$40.38
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7.
Gafvert, Hartley  
The Home Manual: Over One Thousand Home Aids
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Publisher: Hartley Gafvert, 1937 Harrisburg, PA.
Book. Book condition: Good. Soft cover 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall "You will find collected in the book information subjects invaluable to the home maker. You will not that under some titles throughout this work, more than one way is listed to do the same thing.." Subjects include: Cooking Helps; Kitchen Aids; Spots and Stains; the Laundry; Furniture and Woodwork; Metal Care; Floors and Floor Coverings; Clothing and Footwear; Household Pests; First Aid and Helpful Suggestions; Miscellaneous. 103 pages.

Appr.: | AUD 21.43 CAD 21.13 EUR 13.89 GBP 10.49 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 250.00 

Purchase direct from: Lenny's Rare Books. Item number: 001542.
    
US$15.00
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8.
Glibreth, Lillian M., Orpha Mae Thomas and Eleanor Clymer, illustrated by Ingrid Fetz  
Management in the Home: Happier Living Through Saving Time and Energy (Illustrated with Action Pictures and Charts)

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company.
Hardcover, (VG-/G-), Dodd Mead & Company, New York, 1956, fifth printing, 241 pages, introduction, bibliography, index, color-decorated endpapers (drawing of a kitchen), illustrated in b&w with line drawings and diagrams (as well as a number of charts), 6 in. x 8.5 in., hardcover, red cloth with gilt and white titles, very faint wear to corners, spine ends mildly bumped and worn, small area on rear cover where red of cloth is slightly lighter than rest of cover, Good- Dust Jacket with bumping and wear as well as chipping and a few short closed tears to corners and edges, jacket spine darkened, former owner’s small address label on upper corner of jacket’s front panel and front free endpaper, dust jacket protected in new archival plastic cover, pages faintly age-toned, former owner’ brief ink name and department on half-title, otherwise contents clean and tight, Book Very Good- {The dust jacket, though showing its age, does look quite nice in it’s new plastic cover.} (VG-/G-) 4757 [(s)0815GS]

Appr.: | AUD 28.57 CAD 28.17 EUR 18.52 GBP 13.99 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 333.33 ZAR 333.33 

Purchase direct from: Librarium. Item number: 004757.
    
US$20.00
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9.
Hallam, Linda (Editor)  
Making a Home
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Publisher: Better Homes and Gardens Books, Des Moines, Iowa, 2001.
Near Fine with no dust jacket. First Edition (?). 1. Hard Cover. ISBN: 069621203X Publisher's glossy, illustrated boards, volume held together in five-ring binder, 15 dividers included to seperate chapters, decorated endpapers. Profusely illustrated with color photographs. Some light rubbing along edges of rear board, else fine. NEAR FINE . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 382 pp

Appr.: | AUD 4.29 CAD 4.23 EUR 2.78 GBP 2.10 JPY 300.00 MXN 50.00 ZAR 50.00 

Purchase direct from: Round Table Books, LLC. Item number: 7599.
    
US$3.00
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10.
Holt, Emily  
The Complete Housekeeper (Half-title page reads: Encyclopaedia of Household Economy)

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company.
Hardcover, (G), Doubleday Page & Company, Garden City, 1917, 402 pages, list of illustrations, index, illustrated with 8 b&w plates (detailed line drawings of various rooms and systems), 5.75 in. x 8.25 in., hardcover, tan cloth with black and red titles and decoration, corners and spine ends bumped and worn, edgewear, covers show some soiling, very minor soil to endpapers, paper only of hinges was cracked and very neatly repaired, pages faintly age-toned, otherwise contents clean and tight, item protected in new clear plastic sleeve, Book Good {Though showing its age a bit, this book is still quite sound, and gives the reader a glimpse into life in 1917. It has sections on, among other things, war-time food substitutions for butter and meat, how to make various surgical dressings, and how to make up “Comfort Bags” to send overseas.} (G) 4766 [Os0815GS]

Appr.: | AUD 21.43 CAD 21.13 EUR 13.89 GBP 10.49 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 250.00 

Purchase direct from: Librarium. Item number: 004766.
    
US$15.00
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11.
Ripperger, Henrietta  
The Household Manual

Publisher: Simon and Schuster.
Hardcover, (VG/G-), Simon and Schuster, New York, 1948, 272 pages, full title: “The Household Manual: HOW TO find and furnish a home, large or small - conserve household time, energy, and money - plan and execute meals for the family - entertain on both formal and informal occasions.”, introduction, index, 5-5/8 in. x 8-1/4 in., hardcover, red boards with gilt titles, spine ends very slightly bumped and worn, corners mildly rubbed, top page edges tinted red, Good- Dust Jacket has bumping and wear as well as a little chipping and a few short closed tears to corners and edges, jacket panels very mildly scuffed with a very few minor creases, small Gimbel’s price tag on front jacket panel, dust jacket protected in new archival plastic cover, endpapers and pages faintly age-toned, otherwise contents clean and tight, original postage-paid slip from publisher (asking if book met expectations) still laid in, Book Very Good {The dust jacket, though showing its age a bit, does look quite nice in it’s new plastic cover.} (VG/G-) 4758 (s)0815GS

Appr.: | AUD 21.43 CAD 21.13 EUR 13.89 GBP 10.49 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 250.00 

Purchase direct from: Librarium. Item number: 004758.
    
US$15.00
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12.
Rodgers, Dorothy  
My Favorite Things: A Personal Guide to Decorating and Entertaining

Publisher: Atheneum Publishers, NY, 1964.
As New in Very Good dust jacket. Stated First Edition. First Printing. Hard Cover Publisher's full linen, gilt lettering on blue panel on spine, gilt lettering and author's embossed initials, gilt, on red panel on cover, gold endpapers, TEG (blue). Profusely illustrated with color photographs and numerous drawings by Jeremiah Goodman. The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket shows only slight shelf-wear and minor chipping and edgewear. AS NEW/VERY GOOD. Color and B&W Illustrations. 4to 11" - 13" tall

Appr.: | AUD 71.43 CAD 70.42 EUR 46.30 GBP 34.97 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 833.33 ZAR 833.33 

Purchase direct from: Round Table Books, LLC. Item number: 11089.
    
US$50.00
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