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The Housewife's Book Vintage 1930s Household Management Manual Housework Cleaning Cooking Care of Clothing 30s Home Decor Womens History

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Vintage 1930s book on household management - cleaning - care of clothing - home decor etc

The Housewife's Book - with 324 illustrations
A Daily Express Publication (London, UK)
Undated. Believed to date from the 1930s

Hardback book with pictorial covers - no dust jacket - 102 pages - illustrated throughout with black and white (sepia tone) photographs
Dimensions approx. 7" x 9 3/4"

Comprehensive guide to housework / household management
Topics covered include: housekeeping/finances, shopping. housework, cleaning, decorating, kitchen planning, heating, refrigerators, washing up, pots and pans, decorating and equipping the bathroom, home laundrywork, home dyeing, sewing, care of clothes, entertaining and flower decoration, the care of the sick, getting rid of household pests, parties etc

In good condition overall. Some damage to cover - extensive discolouration/fading down green spine covering (at both front and back), scuffing/slight paper loss to edges, wear to corners, back cover a bit grubby. Age discolouration and tanning throughout. A few marks to endpapers. But otherwise good. The binding is tight. Internal pages are clean with no major flaws - no stains, tears or annotations

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The Housewife's Book Vintage 1930s Household Management Manual Housework Cleaning Cooking Care of Clothing 30s Home Decor Womens History


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  • Vintage item from the 1930s
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