HOW TO LIVE:; Saving and wasting. Or domestic economy illustrated by the life of two families of opposite character, habits, and practices, in a pleasant tale of real life, full of useful lessons in housekeeping, and hints how to live, how to have, how to gain, and how to be happy; including the story of A Dime A Day.

NY: Fowler and Wells, [Ca 1867]. 8vo, pp. 343 plus 4 of publisher's ads. Original dark brown blind-stamped cloth with gilt spine decoration and title. Covers minimally rubbed and bumped. Interior has old waterstains not affecting the text, a VG tight copy. Bitting 401. Item #44823

A very scarce title. Robinson (1803-1880) farmed in New England and the prairie, was agricultural editor of the New York Tribune, and founded the National Agricultural Society. Advice on gardenting, needlework, diet, and housekeeping.

Price: $120.00

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