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Common Sense in the Household by  Marion Harland - First Edition - 1871 - from Popeks Books, IOBA (SKU: 800338)

Common Sense in the Household

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Common Sense in the Household

by Harland, Marion

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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.


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Popeks Books, IOBA US (US)
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Common Sense in the Household
Harland, Marion
Book condition
Used - Collectible-Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
First Edition
Charles Scribner & Co.
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
Cookbook, Antiquarian, Homemaker, First Edition, Housewife, Food, Americana

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Otego, New York
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About Popeks Books, IOBA

Store located at 356 Main Street in Otego, NY


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