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The Concise Household Encyclopedia

£19.99

Product description

The Concise Household Encyclopedia in 2 volumes (ABE-LIM and LIN-ZIT), is a profusely illustrated vintage work described as "A Practical Guide to Every Branch of Homecraft by the Leading Experts on Building, Decorating, Furnishing, Collecting, Woodwork, Amateur Mechanics, Cookery, Domestic Economy, Law, Health, Needlework, Poultry, Pets & Animals, Hobbies, Games, Making & Mending".
It boasts "Nearly 6000 Photographic Reproductions and Diagrams. Hundreds of Illustrations in Full Colour". Both volumes bound in mid brown with an embossed pattern front and back. The spines are decorated and lettered in gilt.
Corners and edges of the boards are slightly bumped, both books slightly shelf cocked.
Undated, probably published around 1953 (an article on property rates mentions that year but the Queen's coronation is not covered), these are heavy books which require courier delivery.
Packed with fascinating information, many articles remain relevant and useful even today, all pages are clean with clear text. Many illustrations are charmingly retro. The foldout page on bungalow designs is in particularly excellent condition, crisp and delicately coloured. Various full-page illustrations of food are delightfully vivid, very 1950s.

Item details

Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
Each volume 22 x 28 cms
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
1420
Publisher:
The Educational Book Company Ltd
Title:
The Concise Household Encyclopedia

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£6.50
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About this item

The Concise Household Encyclopedia in 2 volumes (ABE-LIM and LIN-ZIT), is a profusely illustrated vintage work described as "A Practical Guide to Every Branch of Homecraft by the Leading Experts on Building, Decorating, Furnishing, Collecting, Woodwork, Amateur Mechanics, Cookery, Domestic Economy, Law, Health, Needlework, Poultry, Pets & Animals, Hobbies, Games, Making & Mending".
It boasts "Nearly 6000 Photographic Reproductions and Diagrams. Hundreds of Illustrations in Full Colour". Both volumes bound in mid brown with an embossed pattern front and back. The spines are decorated and lettered in gilt.
Corners and edges of the boards are slightly bumped, both books slightly shelf cocked.
Undated, probably published around 1953 (an article on property rates mentions that year but the Queen's coronation is not covered), these are heavy books which require courier delivery.
Packed with fascinating information, many articles remain relevant and useful even today, all pages are clean with clear text. Many illustrations are charmingly retro. The foldout page on bungalow designs is in particularly excellent condition, crisp and delicately coloured. Various full-page illustrations of food are delightfully vivid, very 1950s.

Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
Each volume 22 x 28 cms
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
1420
Publisher:
The Educational Book Company Ltd
Title:
The Concise Household Encyclopedia

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