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Author Name    Abbott, Lyman, Dr.; L.W. Betts; Elizabeth Bisland; H.C. Candee; ]et al]

Title   The House and Home, A Practical Book - Vols. I & II

Binding   Cloth

Book Condition   Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Type   Ex Libris

Edition   First Edition

Size   8vo

Publisher   New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1896

ISBN Number    no

Seller ID   004485

pp. 400; 397. 400 illustrations, color and b&w. Two volumes that aspire to cover all knowledge an adult may need for the beginning of the twentieth century: home; social life; garden; dress; education; books and reading; house building; furnishing; rugs; hygeine; housekeeping; children; china; occupations; outside opportunities; business affairs. Chapter One is "Occupations for Women" of which of which Art, Architect; Physician, Lawyer, Dressmaking, the Stage are some that are considered. Clean text block; tissue guards on most color illustrations; tight binding. Removal of bookplates on the front pastedown has left scars on each; "The Property of ..." stamp on the front free endpaper, the back pastedown, a page margin of each.

Price = 100.00 USD

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