1825 A New System of Practical Domestic Economy; Founded on Modern Discoveries, and the Private Communications of Persons of Experience
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Publishers' Original Binding, Uncommon
A new edition of this uncommon work.
This new edition includes estimates of household expenses, adapted to families of different descriptions. An insightful work advising on the careful management and saving of money.
A detailed Georgian handbook to domestic economy and the running of a household, with sections covering residences, the care of servants, wine cellars, the care of clothes, coal cellars, and more.
Half-title is present.
Two pages of adverts to the rear.
In the original publisher's paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart. Boards are rubbed, resulting in a little loss of paper to the extremities. Minor bumping to the extremities. A few light marks to the boards. Hinges are starting a little but remain firm. Small tide mark to the front paste down, and front endpaper. Prior owner's ink to the recto of the front endpaper, offsetting to the front paste down. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned and generally clean with some scattered spots and light handling marks. Half-title detached but present. Neat repair to the head of the title page.
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