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The Ideal Home - How to Find It, How to Furnish It, How to Keep It

£24.99

Product description

This is a very large book aimed at acquainting a wife to be with all she needs to know about setting up a new home and managing it perfectly, along the lines of Mrs Beeton.

It has plain red cloth covered boards with the details on the spine, probably originally in gilt but now very faded. The boards are very thick and strong so have survived the years fairly well, but the corners are bumped, especially the top ones. The cloth covering is rippled in place, perhaps caused by damp. Some of the early pages also exhibit signs of damp staining. The endpapers at the front are split so the front board is very loosely attached to the rest of the binding however the rear board is soundly attached. The early parts of the text block show signs of being well used but after about page 65 it is much cleaner and binding much tighter suggesting that the reader rarely ventured beyond that point. There are no inscriptions.

Item details

Author(s):
Lees-Dodds, Matilda
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
265 x 210 x 72 mm approx.
Edition:
circa 1916 (second edn.)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
976
Publisher:
The Waverley Book Company

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About this item

This is a very large book aimed at acquainting a wife to be with all she needs to know about setting up a new home and managing it perfectly, along the lines of Mrs Beeton.

It has plain red cloth covered boards with the details on the spine, probably originally in gilt but now very faded. The boards are very thick and strong so have survived the years fairly well, but the corners are bumped, especially the top ones. The cloth covering is rippled in place, perhaps caused by damp. Some of the early pages also exhibit signs of damp staining. The endpapers at the front are split so the front board is very loosely attached to the rest of the binding however the rear board is soundly attached. The early parts of the text block show signs of being well used but after about page 65 it is much cleaner and binding much tighter suggesting that the reader rarely ventured beyond that point. There are no inscriptions.

Author(s):
Lees-Dodds, Matilda
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
265 x 210 x 72 mm approx.
Edition:
circa 1916 (second edn.)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
976
Publisher:
The Waverley Book Company

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