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

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.

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

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

Categories: Sociology & Culture,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1896

ISBN Number: no

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Ex Libris

Size: 8vo

Seller ID: 004485

Keywords: house home women woman occupations work homemaking cooking baking dress society,