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Watkins Household Hints

By: Allen, Elaine

Price: $25.08

Publisher: Winona, MN, The J. R. Watkins Company: 1941

Seller ID: 050338


246 pp, soft green clothcovered boards w/wire spiral w/black lettering, green dj w/wht-black lettering w/black-white-yellow illustration of J.R. Watkins plant on the inside of the dj. The book contains basement, laundry, kitchen, cooking, canning, house cleaning, garden, first aid, and miscellaneous hints. It has chapter on how to remove stains, and another on household and garden insects. dj some wrinkling to top of rear panel and small tear on bottom edge of rear ... View more info

I Find Out : An Autobiography of Your Child

By: Andrews, F. Emerson

Price: $80.75

Publisher: World Publishing Company: 1946

Seller ID: 034587


unpaginated, blu-pink-tan-green-yel boards w/color illustrated front & rear panels of a young child, color illustrated endpapers w/overlay of father's family tree on the front pastedown and mother's family tree on the rear pastedown. This book was published for Penney's. The book is for recording events in the first five years of the young child. several small chips on the spine. View more info

American Woman's Home or Principles of Domestic Science

By: Beecher, Catherine E. and Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Price: $53.98

Publisher: New York, NY, J. B. Ford & Company: 1869

Seller ID: 026147


xii, 500 pp, 12 pp advertisments, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering w/ornate gilt decorative on the spine, beveled edges, coated endpapers. A guide to the formation and maintenance of economical, healthful, beautiful, and christian homes. Book contains working plans for buildings, scientific illustrations of the principles of physiology, ventilation, heating and other info. Front corners worn, some wear at top & bottom of spine, top edge light spattering. View more info

The Compleat American Housewife 1776 being a Collection of the most approv'd Recipes of the American Colonies

By: Belote, Julianne

Price: $16.96

Publisher: Concord, CA, Nitty Gritty Productions: 1974

Seller ID: 026374


183 pp, light brown SC wdraps w/black lettering w/illustrated front and back. Book contains information for the colonial wife on the Housewife's duty, cow keeping, buttermaking, and other information. Bottom front corners of some of pages have slight curl. View more info

The Berenstains' Baby Book

By: Berenstain, Stan & Jan

Price: $16.96

Publisher: New York, NY, Arbor House Publishing Company: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019875


201 pp, quarterbound w/red papercovered boards w/tan cloth spine w/black letters, dj wht-red-blk w/illustrated front, dj front flap creased. The authors present irresistible, loving advice for all who are having, have had or contemplating having a baby. View more info

Ghost Ship of the Confederacy

By: Boykin, Edward

Price: $38.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Funk & Wagnalls Company: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007636


404 pp, Story of the Alabama and her Captain, Raphael Semmes. The sea raider captured, burned, or sunk 69 Northern ships. His first ship Sumter was a small passenger packet and on this he learned the way of a raider, capturing, burning, or sinking 18 Yankee merchant ships. fair-good, book has inscription written on FPD & dated July 4/57. View more info

The Baby's Journal

By: Bray, S. Alice

Price: $63.75

Publisher: New York, Anson D. F. Randolph & Co.: 1885

Seller ID: 039909


40 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/stamped red lettering on the front panel and stamped decoration in black & red on the front cover. The book was designed and compiled by S. Alice Bray. Seven full pages in sepia and gilt, with some of the following titles: Name & Born, Weighing the Baby, Oft in the Stilly Night, Learning to Walk and Puzzled. four pages after Puzzled pages are in sepia and gilt w/ a verse in sepia and w/illustration in sepia and gilt. some edge wear... View more info

Baby Time : A Grownup's Handbook to Use With Baby

By: Brown, Laurie Krasny

Price: $15.09

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 030479


unpaginated, glossy tan spine w/black-red lettering w/wht color illustrated front & back panels, SIGNED by the illustrator, w/pullout nursery poster, color illustrated endpapers. The book provides information on hwo babies develop and shows the reader the simple things that they can do with their baby. prev owner wrote on the ffep and on the poster. View more info

New Goops - And How To Know Them

By: Burgess, Gelett

Price: $40.76

Publisher: New York, NY, New York, NY: Random House, 1951:

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 013707


70 pp, Manual of manners for children,hints & examples for Little Ladies & Gentlemen. edges worn, corners bumped, Board of Education stamped FPD. View more info

Working Life of Women in the Seventeenth Century

By: Clark, Alice w/preface by Field, Mill

Price: $23.38

Publisher: New York, NY, A. M. Kelley: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 040044


[8], 328 pp, green buckram boards w/gilt lettering on the spine. The book investigates women's place in the economic organization of society. View more info

Deck Designs: Plus Railings, Planters, Benches

By: Cory, Steve

Price: $9.56

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ, Creative Homeowner: 2000

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 049938


192 pp, glossy green-brown color pictorial front panel and pink color pictorial rear panel. The book contains an introductory design section, giving planning and design fundamentals. Contains the best designs from four of the country's top deck designer-builders. Has special building techniques and shortcuts from the professional deck builders. Contains full-color renderings, floor plans and details of 25 decks that have actually been built. View more info

Spanish-English Housekeeping: Espanol-Ingl├ęs Gobierno De Casa

By: Dietz, Ruth M.

Price: $12.71

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press: 1983

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 049015


[8], 150 pp, [2] red-white SC wraps w/white lettering & black illustration on the front panel. The book provides helpful information on how to talk your way through the house Spanish/English housekeeping. The book takes one room at a time and explains the furnishings and care pertinent to room. Through pictures and simple explanations of utensils, appliances, and accessories can serve as a reference. View more info

Social organization of the Western Pueblos

By: Eggan, Fred

Price: $7.86

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The University of Chicago Press: 1960

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 036756


xvii, 373 pp, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. The study was originally presented as a doctoral thesis. The author carried out field work among the Hopi of Third Mesa. He presents the social organization of the Hopi, Hano, Zuni, Acoma, Laguna and has information on the kinship system, kinship behavior and clan system. stamped on all three edges with TxU, card holder on the FPD, remnants of adhesive on ffep, and has some underlining of text. View more info

The Pretty House That Found Happiness : a First Story for the Adopted Child

By: Eisenberg, Eleanor

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, Steck-Vaughn Company: 1964

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 040433


32 pp, green cloth covered boards w/dark green lettering & illustration on the front cover, SIGNED by the illustrator on the title page, dj green with red-wht-black-yel wraparound illustration. The book is intended to be only the first chapter, not the whole story, of a child's adoption. Love was the inspiration for this story - the love that radiated by a very small boy and his adoptive parents and the love of his godmother. View more info

Twenty Lessons in Domestic Science

By: Fisher, Marian Cole

Price: $12.33

Publisher: n.p., Marian Cole Fisher: 1916

Seller ID: 015386


108 pp, olive-blk linen boards w/orange-black deco on the front. A condensed home study course Marketing: food principals, functions of foods, methods of cooking with glossary of usal culinary terms, pronunciations and definitions, etc. Contains hints for the house-wife and don'ts for housekeepers. slight wear to the corners, missing ffep, light stain on the boards, stain at foot of the book. View more info

Practical Home Economics

By: Fryer, Jane Eayre and Donnelly, Alice M.

Price: $40.38

Publisher: Chicago, IL, D. E. Cunningham & Company: 1926

Seller ID: 049206


xi, 533 pp, light green cloth covered boards w/blue lettering on front & spine and w/blu border on the front cover. The book contains 1245 scientific recipes with each planned for a family of four. It contains information on interior decorating, household management, sanitation, buying, entertaining, home budget system, dieletics, meat substitutes, proper meal for children and meter reading. It has certificate nol. 4577 vaid for one year from internation institute... View more info

The Woodburners Handbook: Rekindling an old Romance

By: Havens, David

Price: $9.56

Publisher: Portland, ME, Media House: 1973

Seller ID: 006914


107 pp, yel-brown SC wraps w/pictorial front cover. Book about wood stoves, wood, cooking on wood stoves, how to build a simple and practical wood stove, chimneys and fireplaces. View more info

The Central Texas Gardener

By: Hazeltine, Cheryl and Filvaroff, Joan

Price: $9.31

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A & M University Press: 1990

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 049917


227 pp, wht-grn SC wraps, w/grn-yel-wht pictorial front w/wht spine w/black-green lettering. what-to-do & how-to-do book designed uniquely for Central Texas. View more info

The Central Texas Gardener

By: Hazeltine, Cheryl and Filvaroff, Joan

Price: $9.31

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A & M University Press: 1990

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 049936


227 pp, wht-grn SC wraps, w/grn-yel-wht pictorial front w/wht spine w/black-green lettering. what-to-do & how-to-do book designed uniquely for Central Texas. View more info

The Book of Dried Flowers : a complete Guide to Growing, Drying and Arranging

By: Hillier, Malcolm and Hilton, Colin

Price: $11.86

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1986

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 002179


192 pp, Complete guide to the techniques of drying & arranging flowers & also advice on how to grow flowers in the garden f/drying. Book has examples of arrangements, schemes for different settings & seasons, instructions f/making displays and information on design & techniques that make arrangement w/professional finish. View more info