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Common Sense in the Household by  Marion Harland - First Edition - 1871 - from Popeks Books, IOBA and

Common Sense in the Household

by Harland, Marion

Condition: Collectible-Good/No Jacket

New York: Charles Scribner & Co., 1871. Antique hardcover first edition of this classic of American cooking and homemaking. Bound in reddish-brown cloth boards, with gilt lettering on the front and spine, and black etched decorative borders. Corners bumped; spine chipped; some foxing and soil; gift inscription on second endpaper circa 1871; most inner pages are clean. Written by Mary Virginia Terhune under the pen name Marion Harland, this cookbook also contains numerous helpful hints for homemakers, not just around the topics of serving food and caring for guests, but also tips on cleaning and keeping house. 556 pages, including index; approx. 5"x8".. First Edition. Hardcover. Collectible-Good/No Jacket.
  • Bookseller: Popeks Books, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 800338
  • Title: Common Sense in the Household
  • Author: Harland, Marion
  • Format/binding:
  • Book condition: Used - Collectible-Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner & Co.
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1871
  • Keywords: Cookbook, Antiquarian, Homemaker, First Edition, Housewife, Food, Americana
  • Subjects: COOKING / General;


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