1849. Item #75280
BEECHER, [Catharine]. MISS BEECHER'S DOMESTIC RECEIPT BOOK: DESIGNED AS A SUPPLEMENT TO HER TREATISE ON DOMESTIC ECONOMY. Third edition. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1849. Early printing of the third edition. Wood-engraved text illustrations. ,xiii,306,,24 pp., + 8 pp. ads. 12mo., publisher's brown cloth, gilt-stamped title at spine, sides blocked in blind. Ink ownership ffep. Binding is generally worn and skewed, being edgeworn and rubbed all over, and chipped at crown. The cloth along the top joint is worn though most of the length; also, the spine has a horizontal closed-tear. Occasional light foxing within, mostly to end leaves, but clean overall. A good reading copy of a scarce title.