The House-Owner's Book, A manual for the helpful guidance of those who are interested in the building or conduct of homes, illustrated with cuts and diagrams.

New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1923.

Octavo (19 x 13 cm.), 388 pages. Index. Illustrated. Second edition. A complete guide to home ownership, issued in the years of expanded first time home buying following the Great War. Everything is covered, from basic construction and materials, to flooring, electricity, water supply, plumbing, appliances, and safety. A selection of recipes is not culinary, but rather recipes for the household, such as whitewash, stove cement, adhesives, and removal of stains from fabrics. In publisher's teal cloth, titled and decorated in cream and dark blue; very light rubbing, otherwise fine.

Price: $35.00