New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1878; .
Octavo, xii, 468 pages. First edition, second printing. The first printing had 461 pages, plus six pages of unnumbered advertisements. The present printing includes the addition of a seven page appendix containing additional recipes, and now lacking the advertisements. The additional pages, numbered as part of the continuous pagination, are not included in the index. Later Appleton printings continue to use this pagination. A thorough household manual, with instructions on the proper layout of a kitchen, managing in hard time, various illnesses, and recipes for household products, as well as food. Also present is a charming section on cookbooks which includes a few pages on the value of keeping a manuscript cookbook of one's own. Hinges a bit shaken, some age toning, otherwise very good, in slightly rubbed, but otherwise very good gilt and burgundy-stamped dark brown cloth. [Not in Bitting or Cagle].