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The Compleat American Housewife 1776 being a Collection of the most approv'd Recipes of the American Colonies

By: Belote, Julianne

Price: $16.96

Publisher: Concord, CA, Nitty Gritty Productions: 1974

Seller ID: 026374

ISBN: 0911954023

Condition: Very Good


183 pp, light brown SC wdraps w/black lettering w/illustrated front and back. Book contains information for the colonial wife on the Housewife's duty, cow keeping, buttermaking, and other information. Bottom front corners of some of pages have slight curl. View more info

Baby Time : A Grownup's Handbook to Use With Baby

By: Brown, Laurie Krasny

Price: $15.09

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator(s)

Seller ID: 030479

ISBN: 0394894626

Condition: Very Good+


unpaginated, glossy tan spine w/black-red lettering w/wht color illustrated front & back panels, SIGNED by the illustrator, w/pullout nursery poster, color illustrated endpapers. The book provides information on hwo babies develop and shows the reader the simple things that they can do with their baby. prev owner wrote on the ffep and on the poster. View more info

Working Life of Women in the Seventeenth Century

By: Clark, Alice w/preface by Field, Mill

Price: $23.38

Publisher: New York, NY, A. M. Kelley: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 040044

Condition: Near Fine


[8], 328 pp, green buckram boards w/gilt lettering on the spine. The book investigates women's place in the economic organization of society. View more info

Spanish-English Housekeeping: Espanol-Ingl├ęs Gobierno De Casa

By: Dietz, Ruth M.

Price: $12.71

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press: 1983

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 049015

ISBN: 0890153795

Condition: Near Fine


[8], 150 pp, [2] red-white SC wraps w/white lettering & black illustration on the front panel. The book provides helpful information on how to talk your way through the house Spanish/English housekeeping. The book takes one room at a time and explains the furnishings and care pertinent to room. Through pictures and simple explanations of utensils, appliances, and accessories can serve as a reference. View more info

Practical Home Economics

By: Fryer, Jane Eayre and Donnelly, Alice M.

Price: $40.38

Publisher: Chicago, IL, D. E. Cunningham & Company: 1926

Seller ID: 049206

Condition: Very Good-


xi, 533 pp, light green cloth covered boards w/blue lettering on front & spine and w/blu border on the front cover. The book contains 1245 scientific recipes with each planned for a family of four. It contains information on interior decorating, household management, sanitation, buying, entertaining, home budget system, dieletics, meat substitutes, proper meal for children and meter reading. It has certificate nol. 4577 vaid for one year from internation institute, departments of domestic science, home economics, and social customs for the member. Prev owner's name on ffep View more info

The Woodburners Handbook: Rekindling an old Romance

By: Havens, David

Price: $9.56

Publisher: Portland, ME, Media House: 1973

Seller ID: 006914

Condition: Very Good


107 pp, yel-brown SC wraps w/pictorial front cover. Book about wood stoves, wood, cooking on wood stoves, how to build a simple and practical wood stove, chimneys and fireplaces. View more info

The Book of Dried Flowers : a complete Guide to Growing, Drying and Arranging

By: Hillier, Malcolm and Hilton, Colin

Price: $11.86

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1986

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 002179

Condition: Very Good


192 pp, Complete guide to the techniques of drying & arranging flowers & also advice on how to grow flowers in the garden f/drying. Book has examples of arrangements, schemes for different settings & seasons, instructions f/making displays and information on design & techniques that make arrangement w/professional finish. View more info

Catering for Two

By: James, Alice L.

Price: $18.28

Publisher: New York, NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1905

Edition: Reprfint

Seller ID: 015610

Condition: Good-


292 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/dark blu letterimg & deco on frt. Comfort and economy for small households. stain on front bottom corners, corner worn. View more info

Adobe Past and Present

By: Lumpkins, William & Stewart, Ronald L. & Boyd, E. & Steen, Charlie

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM, University of New Mexico Printing Plant: 1974

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 049075

Condition: Very Good


39 pp, light brown SC wraps w/grey pictorial front panel. The booklet was reprinted from El Palacio, Volume 77 No. 4, a quarterly magazine of the Museum of New Mexico. The booklet contains the following articles: A distinguished architect writes on Adobe by William Lumpkins, Fort Sumner: an Adobe Post on the Pecos by Dr. Ronald L. Stewart, The Plaza of San Miguel Del Vado by E. Boyd, and an Archaeologist's Summary of Adobe by Charlie Steen. View more info

A Cookbook: Helpful Cooking Hints for HouseHusbands of Uppity Women

By: McDonald, Archie P.

Price: $8.08

Publisher: Dallas, TX, E-Heart Press, Inc.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 051708

ISBN: 093501411X

Condition: Very Good+


252 pp, (4), glossy white-black softcover boards . Collection of hints on how a househusband can to prepare a meal for his family. Inscribed and signed on the title page to Jean Andrews and stamped on the half title page From The Library of Jean Andrews Ph.D. who was a professor in Texas and also wrote several books about peppers & sea shells. The book has 2 pages have upper front corner slight crease View more info

Home By the River

By: Rutledge, Archibald

Price: $51.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, The Bobbs-Merrill Co.: 1941

Seller ID: 028102

Condition: Very Good


HB. Very Good/No Jacket. Sm4to from 9" to 11". 167 pp, (26), green cloth covered boards w/black title blocks on spine & front cover w/gilt lettering, rough-trimmed fore edge. The author returns to Hampton Plantation after an absence of forty-four years. He tells of the restoration of the 209-year-old house that has been in his family since 1686. View more info

I Have a Book

By: Stewart, George W. and Eleanor Warren

Price: $13.39

Publisher: New York, NY, George W. Stewart: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039336

Condition: Very Good


64 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine, red dj w/black lettering & illustration. The authors discuss the uses of books, to fill great spaces; their color & pattern in contrast to plain wall surfaces; shelves in unused corners or wasated space; book shelves built to gain a well-balanced architectural effect; books on hanging shelves or the comfort of few selected books in bookends close at hand; book arrangements for bookrooms, for living rooms, for kitchends, or for bathrooms. dj price-clipped, dj chipped along edges w/3/8" x 1" chip on the front panel, remn... View more info

Building a Multi-Use Barn: For Garage, Animals, Workshop, Studio

By: Wagner, John D.

Price: $15.51

Publisher: Charlotte, VT, Williamson Publishing: 1994

Edition: 11th Printig

Seller ID: 049942

ISBN: 0913589764

Condition: Near Fine


221 pp, [3 pg ads], glossy blu-red SC wraps w/color pictorail front panel and black & white illustrated rear panel. The author walks the reader step-by-step through the planning, costing, and building of a 30' x 24' multi-use barn. He includes advice and sketches for adapting this barn for garage, carpenter's shop, artist's studio, apartment, or garden-animal outbuilding. View more info

"The Fambly Album"

By: Wing, Frank

Price: $8.08

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1917

Seller ID: 037131

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, brown boards w/dark brown lettering & oval tipped-on illustration onthe front cover, dj light brown w/dark brown lettering w/oval cutout in middle of the front cover to display front cover illustration. Subtitle "Bigger Album from Upstairs". A young girl telling the new preacher about the various members of the neighborhood in dialect. It is a collection of drawings of various community members w/humourous commentaries on the accompaning pages. dj chipped along top and bottom edges, missing front 2" x 5" chip on upper front cover of the dj, chipped on dj ... View more info