1869 1st ed Harriet Beecher Stowe Woman’s Home Economics Americana Cooking

BEECHER, Catharine; Harriet Beecher Stowe

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“There is nothing which has a more abiding influence on the happiness of a family than the preservation of equable and cheerful temper and tones in the [mother].” 

― Catharine Esther Beecher

 

The American Woman’s Home”, originally published in 1869, was one of the late nineteenth century’s most important handbooks of domestic advice. The result of a collaboration by two of the eras most important writers, this book represents their attempt to direct women’s acquisition and use of a variety of new household consumer goods available in the post-Civil War economic boom. It is an update to Catharine Beecher’s influential “Treatise on Domestic Economy” and incorporates domestic writings by Harriet Beecher Stowe first published in The Atlantic in the 1860s.

 

This first edition, in a beautiful green cloth binding, features a lovely frontispiece as well as 77 in-text illustrations throughout!

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1869 1st ed Harriet Beecher Stowe Woman’s Home Economics Americana Cooking

 

“There is nothing which has a more abiding influence on the happiness of a family than the preservation of equable and cheerful temper and tones in the [mother].” 

― Catharine Esther Beecher

 

The American Woman’s Home”, originally published in 1869, was one of the late nineteenth century’s most important handbooks of domestic advice. The result of a collaboration by two of the eras most important writers, this book represents their attempt to direct women’s acquisition and use of a variety of new household consumer goods available in the post-Civil War economic boom. It is an update to Catharine Beecher’s influential “Treatise on Domestic Economy” and incorporates domestic writings by Harriet Beecher Stowe first published in The Atlantic in the 1860s.

 

This first edition, in a beautiful green cloth binding, features a lovely frontispiece as well as 77 in-text illustrations throughout!

 

Item number: #12204

Price: $550

 

BEECHER, Catharine; Harriet Beecher Stowe

 

The American woman’s home: or, Principles of domestic science; being a guide to the formation and maintenance of economical, healthful, beautiful, and Christian homes

 

New York, J.B. Ford and company 1869. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [4], xii, 500, [12]
    • 77 illustrated figures + 2 frontispiece engravings
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8in X 5.5in (20cm x 14cm)
  • PROVENANCE: “Ruth – from Harriet”

 

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12204

Categories

Americana, American History

Cooking & Cuisine

Authors

BEECHER, Catharine; Harriet Beecher Stowe

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete