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The Housewife's Reason Why: Affording to the Manager of Household Affairs Intelligible Reasons for the Various Duties She Has to Superintend or Perform

The Housewife's Reason Why: Affording to the Manager of Household Affairs Intelligible Reasons for the Various Duties She Has to Superintend or Perform

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The Housewife's Reason Why: Affording to the Manager of Household Affairs Intelligible Reasons for the Various Duties She Has to Superintend or Perform

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  • Hardcover
Condition
Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued
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London: Houlston & Wright, 1857. "Tenth Thousand. By the Author of 'The Reason Why - General Science,' &c.". Very Good Plus, small scrape top corner front end page, top edge dusty. Contents are clean, tight, and unmarked. Embossed brown cloth with gilt decorations and title, advertising endpages for "The Reason Why Series". 352 pgs with questions index. A fascinating look into a housewife's duties and knowledge required in mid-Nineteenth Century London. . Later Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
005192
Title
The Housewife's Reason Why: Affording to the Manager of Household Affairs Intelligible Reasons for the Various Duties She Has to Superintend or Perform
Author
Anonymous
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good Plus
Jacket Condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
Later Edition
Publisher
Houlston & Wright
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1857
Size
12mo - over 6¾" - 7&
Bookseller catalogs
Non-Fiction;

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12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback. Also...
Jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.

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