The American Frugal Housewife. Dedicated to those who are not ashamed of economy. Twenty-seventh edition, enlarged and corrected by the author.

New York: Samuel S. & William Wood, No. 261 Pearl Street, 1841.

Octavo (18 x 10.5 cm.), 130 pages. Index. Styled twenty-seventh edition (while Cagle does not record this printing, it can be inferred that this would be the Fourth Edition, Thirteenth Printing). Originally published as The Frugal Housewife the change was made so as to avoid confusion with Susannah Carter's earlier English work of the same name. Rear panel contains publisher's advertisement listing "Valuable Reading Books for Schools". In soiled and edge worn boards with printed blue paper boards; tan cloth spine is better than in usually seen. Soiling and foxing throughout; offsetting to endpapers. Still, better than good. Early ownership signature, "Almira W. Hunt, 1843" to preliminary blank. [Bitting, page 86 (other printings); (Cagle 154-155 (prior and later printings only; Lowenstein 154].

Price: $250.00

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