I have some books posted in either antiques, art, or a collectible category. To see my son's old books. A FANTASTIC LATE VICTORIAN/ EARLY EDWARDIAN BOOK. It DOES have its title page.. The Practical Housekeeper & Cyclopedia of Domestic Economy.
Hardcover with red text block page edges. 9" by 6.5" w/ 611 pages. Recipes for food or cosmetics, cleaning, etc. Adapted to All Classes of Society, and Comprising Subjects Connected with the Interests of Every Family. This is a lot like Dr.Chase's receipt book, only more food recipes [apx 2/3 of the book is a cookbook]... Rice, salads, pickles, puddings, jams, jellies, ice cream, ices, cakes, pies, sausages, vegetables, sauces, ketchups, gravies, shell fish, soups, biscuits, beverages and more! Recipes for perfumes, soaps, chapped lips, etc. And tons of other household hints and a bit for medical. Photos carefully as they are part of the description. All of my books are VERY OLD and have 100+ years of wear to varying degrees. Very good to excellent condition....
Boards - very secure and clean. Pages secure, textblock lightly cracked twice - see last picture.
Spine ends - very good - minimal wear. Inner hinges - very good.Pages - very clean -NO SPOTS. Rips /folds - 4 very small rips that I saw - no folds. Some wear to the letters on the front cover and spine. A NICE ONE FOR YOUR LIBRARY! Please Add me to your Favorites list.
AND check back now and then to see what's new! Otherwise I can't send you a new invoice. Don't panic, I will get to ASAP. T can take up to 14 days to get back East.All others please contact me. This book is very old and. May have accumulated bad smells along the way [musty basement/ mildew/ smoke]. Dryer sheets in them for a few months makes a world of difference! My nose doesn't work like it use to.
So the old book smell doesn't bother me. As far as I can tell -this book does not smell bad. The item "RAREVICTORIAN COOKBOOK HOUSEKEEPER MEDICAL HERBAL RECIPE PERFUME SOAP 200 PICT" is in sale since Tuesday, October 27, 2020.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Periods & Styles\Victorian". The seller is "craminn" and is located in Sherwood, Oregon.This item can be shipped to United States.