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Category: All Categories: Home Management: Home Economics
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Correct Social Usage: A Course of Instruction in Good Form, Style and Deportment, Vols. I and II (SALESMAN’S SAMPLE)

Publisher: The New York Society of Self-Culture.
Hardcover, SALESMAN’S SAMPLE, (G), The New York Society of Self-Culture, 1907, Ninth Revised Edition, book contains sample bindings & text pages as well as still-blank section of lined pages at back (for recording subscriber signatures), illustrated with numerous b&w photos as well as two ornate color- & gilt-decorated title pages (both with intact tissue-guards), tables of contents, lists of authors & counsellors, glossary, index, press endorsements, SAMPLES AT FRONT: marbled endpapers as well as maroon cloth & maroon leather covers with flip-out samples of maroon leather spines (elaborate gilt titles and decorations on spine samples), SAMPLES AT BACK: green decorated endpapers as well as green cloth cover with pictorial paste-down label and flip-out samples of green cloth spines (intricate white titles & decorations on spine and cover samples), 5.50 in. x 8.00 in., hardcover, plain black leather exterior covers, top page edges gilt, loss of leather all along spine edges & ends from chipping and wear, corners & edges worn with some slight loss at corners, covers mildly scuffed, a very little bit of mild foxing to a few pages, otherwise contents clean and tight, item protected in new clear plastic sleeve, Book Good {Though the spine does show wear, this salesman’s sample is still quite charming - particularly the bright and colorful pictorial paste-down label shown at back.} (G) 4804 [Os0416GS]

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Purchase direct from: Librarium. Item number: 004804.
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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 22.29 CAD 21.86 EUR 14.98 GBP 13.05 JPY 1,696.00 MXN 282.67 ZAR 226.13 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 026374.
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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 11.83 CAD 11.60 EUR 7.95 GBP 6.92 JPY 900.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 120.00 

Purchase direct from: J. Lawton Booksellers. Item number: 27353.
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Conran, Shirley, Illustrator: Jan Mitchener  

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 18.40 CAD 18.04 EUR 12.37 GBP 10.77 JPY 1,400.00 MXN 233.33 ZAR 186.67 

Purchase direct from: J. Lawton Booksellers. Item number: 016607.
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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 52.56 CAD 51.55 EUR 35.34 GBP 30.77 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 666.67 ZAR 533.33 

Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 42190.
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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 26.28 CAD 25.77 EUR 17.67 GBP 15.38 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 333.33 ZAR 266.67 

Purchase direct from: Librarium. Item number: 004782.
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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 53.06 CAD 52.04 EUR 35.67 GBP 31.06 JPY 4,038.00 MXN 673.00 ZAR 538.40 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 049206.
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Gafvert, Hartley  
The Home Manual: Over One Thousand Home Aids
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 19.71 CAD 19.33 EUR 13.25 GBP 11.54 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 200.00 

Purchase direct from: Lenny's Rare Books. Item number: 001542.
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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]

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Purchase direct from: Librarium. Item number: 004766.
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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

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Purchase direct from: Librarium. Item number: 004758.
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