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Octavo, xiv, 210pp., with  seven line drawings by Roy Doty and an index. "This book is addressed to the millions of women who combine homemaking with an outside job". It contains 18 chapters that address problems such as marketing, cleaning, being a handywoman, laundry , and a lot more. Mrs. Adams, a graduate of Vassar, was food editor of P.M., the Associated Press, Colliers, Look, and Charm Magazine, as well as having her own radio programs, and writing books and articles. Terrific social history, and a lively and very good read. A pristine copy in teal cloth and a black cloth spine stamped gilt, and a mildly worn and taped, (though complete) dustjacket.
HOUSEKEEPING AFTER OFFICE HOURS / A HOMEMAKING GUIDE FOR THE WORKING WOMAN
Adams, Charlotte
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1953.
Price: $40.00
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SPEAKING OF SERVANTS /: How to Hire, Train and Manage Household Employees
Barber, Edith M.
New York: Whittlesey House / McGraw-Hill, 1940.
Price: $40.00
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THE AMERICAN WOMAN'S HOME: OR, PRINCIPLES OF DOMESTIC SCIENCE.
Beecher, Catharine E. and Stowe, Harriet Beecher
New York: J.B. Ford & Co., 1869.
Price: $125.00
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Otavo, 271pp., with 16 chapters on subjects such as the kitchen, marketing, guest rooms, children, hiring servants, and much more. It is amazing that this was produced in the middle of World War II, with its rationing and shortages. Fine social history -- Mrs. Adams is a good read. This is a pristine copy bound in pumpkin cloth stamped black, in a mildly edge-worn dustjacket with a front-panel scrape. This title also provides a biography of Mrs. Adams on the rear dustjacket flap -- at the time of publication she was food editor of PM.
THE RUN OF THE HOUSE
Adams, Charlotte
New York: Macmillan, 1942.
Price: $25.00
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WATKINS HOUSEHOLD HINTS
Allen, Elaine
Winona, MN, and Newark, NJ: J.R. Watkins Co., 1941.
Price: $35.00
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