NY: Harper, 1850. Third edition. 8vo, pp. 306 plus 24, (7) publisher's ads. Original blind-stamped black cloth with gilt spine titles. Some foxing throughout, cover scuffed, faded, and worn at corners and spine, front hinge tender, o/w VG. Bitting 32. Cagle 75 cites another edition; Lowenstein 557. Item #59138
An influential work. Bound with preface and table of contents of the third edition of A Treatise on Domestic Economy next to the publisher's ads. Recipes presented in narrative form, housekeeping advice, dealing with servants, care of the sick, etc.