An Encyclopaedia of Domestic Economy.

Webster, Thomas et al

Published by Harper & Brothers, New York, 1845
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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By Thomas Webster. Assisted by the late Mrs. Parkes. From the Last London Edition with notes and improvements By D. Meredith Reese. .Comprising Such Subjects as are Most Immediately Connected With Housekeeping; as The Construction of Domestic Edifices, with the Modes of Warming, Ventilating, and Lighting Them; A Description of the Various Articles of Furniture; A General Account of The Animal and Vegetable Substances Used as food, and the Methods of Preserving and Preparing Them by Cooking; Making Bread; Materials Employed in Dress and The Toilet; Business of The Laundry; Description of the Various Wheel-Carriages; Preservation of Health; Domestic Medicines, &c., &c. Illustrated with nearly one thousand engravings. 1238 pages. Illustrated. Re-cased in modern blue cloth with the title "Domestic Economy 1845" in gilt. With new end pages. There is a slight damp-staining on the outside text block but the interior only shows an occasional trace and is overall bright and clean. The is very light spotting to the front cover. Overall a handsome volume. Size: 9-1/4 Inches. Bookseller Inventory # 000584

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Title: An Encyclopaedia of Domestic Economy.

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York

Publication Date: 1845

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition:Very Good

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Internet and telephone sales. Self-employed buying and selling books, manuscripts and historical collectables since 1973. I operated open book shops for 27 years, closing in 2000. If interested in a 50,000 + item bookshop inventory with showcases, ephemera, prints and etc. contact me for more information. Jack Hamilton (757) 220-3000

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