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The House Book or A Manual Of Domestic Economy for Town and Country - Containing Directions for Laundry Work, Lights and Fires, Removing Stains, Cleaning Furniture, Kitchen Affairs, Waiting on Company, Carving, House-Cleaning, Making Up Linen, Dress-Mak.

Miss Leslie

Published by Carey and Hart, Philadelphia, 1841
Condition: Fair Hardcover
From Antiquarian Books of Boston (Winthrop, MA, U.S.A.)

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This 1841 printing is a Fifth Edition. Bound in the original full, now rubbed and flaking, calf, with a 1/2 inch chip off the top of the spine. Both covers have cracked hinges and the front cover is shaky. Still complete gilt lettered spine label - "Miss Leslie's House Book". Has both frontpapers and both endpapers. The last 12 or so leaves have a water discoloration to a page corner. 436 well bound pages followed by 8 pages of publishers' advertising. There are some areas of heavy foxing, and other small brown spots. There is some water discoloration to a number of pages in the earlier part of the book. The top of the title page says that this book is a "Companion to Miss Leslie's Cookery". Measures 4-1/2 by 7-3/8 inches. There are no ownership inscriptions or bookplates. Bookseller Inventory # 13031

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Title: The House Book or A Manual Of Domestic ...

Publisher: Carey and Hart, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1841

Binding: Full-Leather

Book Condition:Fair

Edition: Fifth Edition

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