Home Manual Etiquette Social conduct Society Women 1889 monumental bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(19th century publication, women's advice, home making, poetry, literature, cleaning, etiquette rules, decorative gift binding).
The Home Manual. Everybody's Guide in Social, Domestic, and Business Life. A Treasury of Useful Information for the Million. Profusely illustrated. The Contents of One Hundred Books in a Single Volume. Touches Ten Thousand Topics. Embracing Etiquette, Hygiene, Household Economy, Beauty, Methods of Money Making, Care of Children, Nursing of Invalids, Outdoor Sports, Indoor Games, Fancy Work, Home Decoration, Business, Civil Service, History, Geography, Physiology, Writing for the Press, Teaching, Italian Art, etc, etc, by Mrs. John A. Logan, assisted by Prof. William Matthews, Catherine Owen and Will Carleton. Experts in Each Department.
Published 1889, Boston by A.M. Thayer & Co. Sold by Subscription only.
507 pages. Profusion of illustrations throughout.
Monumental work covering all aspects of late 19th century etiquette, personal hygiene, grooming, social interactions and so on. Wonderful pictorial gilt front cover showing a domestic parlor scene with a man reading, his wife and their two young children.
Collected omnibus gift binding edition with gilt and stamped decorations on spine and cover.
Profusely illustrated with dozens of interesting small in-text engravings, as well as several full page illustrations, including frontis portrait of the author. Binding remains tight and sound. Interior contents bright and clean, with a pleasing age patina.
A superior survival. Nice clean attractive antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this antique item survives.
Book Measures c. 10 1/4" H x 7 1/2 "W.