The New England Economical Housekeeper And Family Receipt Book
Howland, Mrs. E.A. [Esther Allen]. 1801-1860.
Price: 200.00 USD
Worcester, Massachusetts: S.A. Howland, 1846. 8vo. 108 pp. Black and white frontispiece showing 2 women preparing food in a large kitchen. " We have thoroughly revised the work by leaving out such receipts as were not of practical utility, have improved many that have been retained, and have more than fifty new ones which have been tried and proved to be good and economical. We have also improved the Medicinal Department, which we consider as valuable as any part of the book, by giving several additional articles". Cagle 381. Lincoln 261. Lowenstein 363. Wheaton and Kelly 3041. Stereotype edition. Second edition. originally published in 184. A small piece of cloth missing from top of spine. Light scattered foxing. Very good +. .