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The P. D. & Co. Keystone Cook Book

By: Anonymous

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, Paine, Diehl & Co.: 1888

Seller ID: 39654


85 pages; Contents unmarked, shallow marginal stain at lower edge of rear pages. Pictorial light green wrappers are rubbed and soiled with some chipping. Front wrapper shows a woman standing at a table in her kitchen using a Keystone Beater with a large fireplace and tall cabinet in the background with the phrase: "Better the Utensil; Better the Cook." OCLC: 166594332 Illustrated with images of the Keystone Beater and the Keystone Ice Cream Freezer manufactured b... View more info

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OUR HOUSEHOLD INVENTORY

By: Anonymous

Price: $5.94

Publisher: Nationwide Insurance: 1964

Seller ID: 39733


12 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial self wrappers. A booklet issued by Nationwide in which to record an inventory of one's household goods for insurance purposes. Arranged room by room with helpful categories such as "Table," "Coffee Service," "Bath Towels," etc. Front wrapper is orange with image of a man in a white shirt and striped tie and a woman with a bouffant hair-do, pearls and a striped dress holding a silver coffee pot. View more info

Image for The Young Housewife's Daily Assistant on all Matters relating to Cookery and Housekeeping containing bills of family fare for every day in the year, which include breakfast and dinner for a small family, and dinner for two servants: also twelve bills of fare for dinner parties, and two for evening entertainments, with the cos annexed, also di

The Young Housewife's Daily Assistant on all Matters relating to Cookery and Housekeeping containing bills of family fare for every day in the year, which include breakfast and dinner for a small family, and dinner for two servants: also twelve bills of fare for dinner parties, and two for evening entertainments, with the cos annexed, also di

By: Cre-Fydd

Price: $99.94

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall, And Co: 1888

Seller ID: 41824


Cre- Fydd's Family Fare; cci, 341 pages; Former owner's name and drawing on feps and first blank, otherwise clean and tight in original brick coloured cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine, decorative stamping to front board in black and gilt. A number of cookery books designed to assist the young housewife of the rapidly increasing middle class were produced in the second half of the nineteenth century in Britain, and some of these gave suggested menus for ever... View more info

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COUNSELLOR MANNERS - His Last Legacy to His Son

By: Dare, Josiah

Price: $9.94

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann: 1929

Seller ID: 40917


142 pages; Clean and tight in original cloth binding in edgeworn dustajcekt with some chipping. OCLC: 3250575 This book transcribes an old hand-written manuscript found in the library of a collector. Councellor Manners, discovering death at hand, calls to his bedside his only son. With frankness and humor the gentleman discusses a wide range of subjects pertaining to manners and morals. Written in the English of the early 17th century, in epigrammatic style, this last ... View more info

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FLAVORS AND SAVORS FROM DOWN EAST

By: Doane, Myrtle ; [SIGNED]

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Brownfield, Myrtle Doane: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 37021


Autograph; 36 pages; A wonderful booklet of recipes from this Maine author and poet from Brownfield Maine. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR with a typed note from her laid-in. OCLC: 783284046 Recipes include Maine Meatloaf, Maine Meat Pie, Aunt Myrtle's Health Bread, Aunt Myrtle's Company Pudding, Maine Apple Dumplings, Aunt Myrtle' Chocolate Cupcakes, Maine Pumpkin Pie, Outdoor Maine Stew, Aunt Myrtle's Bird Cake, etc. ; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and... View more info

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HINTS ON DRESS Or, What to wear, when to wear it, and how to buy it

By: Gale, Ethel C

Price: $149.94

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam & Sons: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39117


Putnam's Handy-book Series; 107 pages; Clean and tight in original brown binding with decorative stamping and lettering in gilt and black. OCLC: 1289101 A fabulous look at fashion advice in the 19th century - history of costume, suggested budgets for ladies in various socio-economic circumstances (from the working woman employed in an editorial position at a major weekly publication to the young married lady keeping house in a large American city and not obliged to co... View more info

FURNITURE OF WILLIAMSBURG AND EASTERN VIRGINIA, 1710 - 1790

By: Gusler, Wallace B

Price: $49.94

Publisher: Richmond, Virginia Museum: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40343


xxi, (1), 194 pages; Wallace Gusler, who is both craftsman and historian, has traced the lives and accomplishments of the cabinet makers of eighteenth century Williamsburg in precise detail. In doing so he sheds new light on their unique contributions to the decorative arts of Early America. Clean and tight in original brown cloth binding with gilt lettering in very good dustjacket with one tiny nick at top edge of rear panel. ; View more info

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The Antient Bee-Master’s Farewell Or, Full and Plain Directions for the Management of Bees to the Greatest Advantage

By: Keys, John

Price: $649.94

Publisher: Dublin, Printed for P. Byrne, P. Wogan, J. Moore, and J. Rice: 1796

Seller ID: 39176


xii, 1-96, 61-252 pages; Full contemporary sheepskin leather binding with black leather title label at spine with gilt lettering. Binding has wear with boards revealed at edges and some eroded spots on front and rear boards, front hinge starting. OCLC: 34985255 Former owner's name on titlepage and a brief manuscript note on pp. 60-61 critiquing the "story method" and suggesting an alternative. Although the title page states "Illustrated with plates" - ... View more info

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TESTED FAVORITE RECIPES - Happy Eating

By: Newell, Frances Warfield

Price: $19.94

Publisher: San Francisco, Frances Warfield Newell: 1943

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 40882


A collection of tested recipes from various sources but mostly from recipes that had been in her family for many years. There must be 200 recipes, very simply presented, many using canned vegetables and soups. Warfield Corn Hot Cakes, Potato Flour Cake, Never fail Sabayon, Veal Birds with Mushroom sauce, Ox Tail Casserole, Spice Islands Baked Ham, Turnip Greens, Imperial Deviled Crab, and Hog Jowl Maryland. Excellent illustrated charts on Vitamins, Cuts of Beef, Cuts of... View more info

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Rules of the Road Being talks to boys who are in their first years at public school

By: Sewell, J. S. N.

Price: $34.94

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1925

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 38645


159 pages; Publisher's terra-cotta ribbed cloth, spine lettered in gilt. A lovely copy, clean, tight and with just the faintest signs of any use or wear. Pencil signature on front free endpaper ["Coleman Jennings / April 1929]. No date specified on the volume, but OCLC supplies a date of 1929 [see OCLC Number: 41332284], which is strongly supported by the dated pencil signature in this excellent copy. The author, J. S. N. Sewell had degrees from both the Sorbonn... View more info

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HYGIENE OF THE NURSERY including the General Regimen & Feeding of Infants and Children; Massage and the Domestic Management of the Ordinary Emergencies of Daily Life

By: Starr, Louis

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, P. Blakiston, Son & Co: 1891

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 40438


Child-rearing practices in the Victorian era. Chapter headings include health, the nursery, the nurse-maid, clothing, exercise and amusements, sleep, bathing, food, dietary needed, massage, and emergencies. Original green cloth binding with lettering and decorative devices stamped in black. A few text illustrations. Clean and tight, endpapers toned, cloth rubbed at extremities (see image). ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. I... View more info

Bundling - Its Origin, Progress and Decline

By: Stiles, Henry Reed

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Albany, Knickerbocker Publishing: 1870

Seller ID: 41960


138 pages; Clean and tight in original brown cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine, cloth rubbed at lower spine, small bit of ad for this book on ffep. Bundling was a sort of practice run at marital compatibility under the family roof; couples were each wound up in cloth or sacks then shared a bed with a bundling board keeping them apart. The tradition originated either in the Netherlands or in the British Isles and later became common in colonial United States, ... View more info

THE BELLE, THE BLUE, AND THE BIGOT or, Three Fields for Woman's Influence

By: Tuthill, Louisa

Price: $184.94

Publisher: Providence, Samuel C. Blodget: 1844

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41547


322 pages; Clean and tight in original brown cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and decorative blindstamping to boards, slightly cocked, some faint brown marks to 4 early leaves, otherwise. Contains three sections: "The Belle, or Woman's Influence in Society;" "The Blue, or Woman's Influence in Literature;" and "The Bigot, or Woman's Influence in Religion." OCLC: 1329594 Wright's American Fiction: [v.1] 1774-1850, no. 2624. The author ... View more info