Household Guide and Family Directory 1885 New Haven CT w/ fantastic advertisingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, American Household, 19th Century Home Guides).
The Household Guide and Family Directory. Embracing Many Practical and Useful Suggestions Relating to Business, Health, Law, and Other Valuable Information Needed in Every Family.
Published 1885, New Haven, Connecticut by the Home Publishing Company.
274 pages. Text in English. A profusion of illustrated period advertising throughout.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting.
Contains 2 loosely inserted leaves of 3 coupons that originally accompanied the book.
The advertising is just great, for all manner of products and services, in endless amounts from start to finish.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7 1/2" H x 5" W.