1881 The Complete Home Antique Victorian Etiquette Cooking Household Decorating For Sale
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The Complete Home
An Encyclopedia of Domestic Life and Affairs
Mrs. Julia McNair Wright
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This sale is for an original 1881 edition of "The Complete Home" by Mrs. Julia McNair Wright. An Encyclopedia of Domestic Life and Affairs. The Household, in its Foundation, Order, Economy, Beauty, Healthfulness, Emergencies, Methods, Children, Literature, Amusements, Religion, Friendships, Manners, Hospitality, Servants, Industry, Money, and History.A Volume of Practical Experiences, Popularly Illustrated.Published byJ. C. McCurdy & Co., Philadelphia, 1881. 584 pages, index, supplemental index on Valuable Home Knowledge. Hardcover. Original Decorative Victorian binding in gold cloth with gilt and black flowers andlettering on the cover and spine. Brown coated endpapers. Illustrated with a blank Presentation page; a black and white steel engraved frontispiece, four full-page color plates with tissue guards and black and white full-page illustrations.6 x 9" tall.
Perfect Wedding and Shower Gift, House Warming, or for Anyone who Loves Antique Victorian Etiquette and Cookbooks.
If you love Antique Victorian Etiquette books, you will love this book!!
Home, Family; Hospitality; Dress; Manners, Engagement, Marriage; Religion in the Family; Friendships;Housekeeping; Sewing; Methods of Sending; Clothes to the Wash; Lace and Embroidery; Culture; Music; Art; Wedding Gifts; Money; Gardens, A Well Arranged Kitchen; Time For Charity; Fall and Spring Sewing; House-Cleaning; A Farm House; A Model Farmer's Wife; Emergencies;
The Month, Week, Day, Hour, Minute For Various Kinds of Work; Economy; How to Begin; Servants and Employers; Wages
Don't Blush at Wearing Calico; What Constitutes a Lady? The Real Cost of a New Silk Dress; Need and Pride; What Servants Have No Right To Expect; Economizing On The Table; A Soup Relish; Making The Best Of What You Have On Hand
Children; Their Rights and Liabilities; Position of Children in a Home; Training; Patience; Teaching Children to Cry Softly; Dangers in Nurse Maids; How Children are Treated by Maids; What to Require in a Nurse Maid; Don't Burden Your Little daughter; An Overworked Child
Teaching Children Engaging Manners; To Be Generous; Errors and Crimes; Obedience; Truth; Respect; Rules and Rights; Teaching a Boy to Raise a Dinner; Clean Speech; Sickness and Wickedness; Beauty and Health; Physical Culture; Home Adornment; Good Taste; Industry in the Home; Literature; Home and Books; Scrap Books; Dickens; Sabbath Books; The Bible.
The Value of Good Manners; Methods of Doing Work; Causes of Insanity; Insanity and Overwork;
The Unity of the Home; The Use and abuse of Money; Attention to Dress; Mistresses and Servants; A Young Man who Expects to Marry; Ancient and Medieval Homes; Christmas, Music, Dress; Jewels, Food; Model Home; Plato's Letter; Sanctity of Marriage; Things That all Should Know; Cooking; Recipes, Two Hundred Ways to Cook an Egg; Cooking for Children; For the Sick; Household Linens; Children; For the Sick; Household Linens;
Amusements, Games, Exercise, Gardening.
Valuable Home Knowledge From Aunt Sophronia's Scrap-Book; Recipies for Home-Made Soups, Meats, Fish and Game, Vegetables, Side-Dishes, Cakes, Pies and Puddings, Sauces and Dressings, Important Recipes, Dishes for Invalids, Candy. General Recipes for Cleaning;A Few Things to Remember; For House Plants; Home Amusements; Hints on Sewing and Mending;A Few Simple Remedies;A Word on Sewers.
This copy is in Good Condition!! Front& rear inner hinges cracked, first 4 pages are present but detached. The boardshave mild wear.The corners are lightly rubbed, spine ends have lightchipping and fraying.The text block is tight.The contents are complete.The gilt on the cover and spine arebright. The pages are clean and unmarked. The color plates are present and in excellent condition.No writing or markings. No torn or missing pages. An excellent addition to a library or collection.
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Condition glossary: MINT - as new FINE - clean and with no wear but not as crisp as mint NEAR FINE - clean with only minimal shelf wear - no writing or tears VERY GOOD - clean with light shelf wear, possible owner's name, any marks or tears are disclosed GOOD - worn edges and corners, possible smudges or markings inside, edge tears, FAIR - more wear than "good", not attractive at all but still solid enough to read EX-LIBRARY - Any book listed as ex-lib may contain the following flaws: front free endpaper removed, library card pocket, jacket glued to the endpapers, tape and sticker residue, other library notations, discard stamps, etc.
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