The New Cyclopaedia of Domestic Economy and Practical housekeeper Adapted to all classes of society, and comprising subjects connected with the interests of every family; such as domestic education, houses, furniture, duties of mistress, duties of domestics, the storeroom, marketing, table and attendance, care and training of children, care of the sick, preparation of food for children and invalids, preservation of health, domestic medicine, the art of cookery, perfumery, the toilet, cosmetics, and Five Thousand Practical Receipts and Maxims. From the best English, French, German, and American sources. Illustrated with over two hundred engravings.
Norwich: The Henry Bill Publishing Company, 1873.
Thick octavo, 603 pages. With a chromolithograph frontispiece and second plate, both depicting families at table. Numerous wood engravings in the text. Later printing, first published in Norwich in 1872. All edges marbled, in professionally re-backed half gilt-decorated black morocco. Some edgewear, but generally very good. [Brown 256; Cagle 230].