1880 ANTIQUE VICTORIAN HOUSEHOLD HOME GUIDE COOKBOOK DECORATION SOCIAL ETIQUETTE

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 27, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House

The Complete Home:

An

Encyclopedia of Domestic Life and Affairs.

The Household

in its

Foundation, Order, Economy, Beauty, Healthfulness, Emergencies,

Methods, Children, Literature, Amusements, Religion,

Friendships, Manners, Hospitality, Servants,

Industry, Money, and History.

A Volume of Practical Experiences Popularly Illustrated

By

Mrs. Julia McNair Wright

J. C. McCurdy & Co. Publishers

Rare 1880 edition. Original gold boards. Large (9"X 6" X 2" thick) heavy book containing 588 pages plus an index. Fascinating Victorian Era Guide containing both color and black and white illsutrations. Practical advice for leading a happy, healthy life in the late 19th century. Between the home setup in Eden, and the home before us in Eternity, stand the homes of Earth in a long succession. It is therefore important that our Homes should be brought up to standard in Harmony with their origin and destiny. 134 year old book is in very good condition with corner wear. Remains of former owners bookplate inside front cover. Binding is tight and pages are clean. A beautiful example of this rare title . Please see the contents and illustrations below for more details.

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