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A GOOD, securely bound volume with an age-toned and foxed interior. Spine is chipped. Corners are bumped and exposed. Used book is fully intact, and a bit rough around the edges. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE! Please see description for more details. AS IS.

The Ladies Indispensable Companion and Housekeeper's Guide

Very scarce 1859 edition. Subtitle continues embracing rules of etiquette; rules for the formation of good habits; and a great variety of medical recipes to which is added one of the best systems of cookery ever published, the majority of recipes are new and ought to be possessed by everyone. This volume is divided into two books: The Ladies' Companion and Family Physician and Ladies' Domestic Economy and Housekeeper's Guide. 136 pages. 6" by 9.25". 

Published by H. Dayton. New York, NY. 1859. 

Hardback  is overall in GOOD condition.

  • Brown cloth boards feature gilt lettering on the front with a stamped design along the perimeter, which has retained much of its original detail. 
  • Boards are light worn, primarily along the edges, with spotting to all surfaces. 
  • Corners are bumped and exposed. 
  • Spine ends are exposed with five chips missing from the cloth finish. 
  • Binding is secure. 
  • Endpapers are age-toned with light foxing and stains. 
  • Front hinge shows a small crack along the uppermost portion while the rear hinge shows a small crack to the lower portion. Please see photos. 
  • Ffep is creased along top corner with an open tear to the lower corner.
  • Interior is age-toned with heavy foxing throughout though overall the type remains legible. 
  • Pages 121/122 are dogeared at upper corner. 
  • Pages 121-124 show large stains. Please see photos. 
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • Text block edges are darkened. 
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
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AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Binding: Hardcover
Original/Facsimile: Original
Region: North America
Language: English
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Subject: Nonfiction
Topic: Etiquette
Publisher: H. Dayton
Year Printed: 1859
Author: Unknown
Place of Publication: New York NY
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