NY: Ford, 1870. Reprint. 8vo, pp. 500 + 12 pages of adv. Illustrated title-page; 77 text illustrations. Green cloth stamped in gilt, rubbed and chipped, bookplate, marginal water staining, fair/goodSee BAL 19453; Cagle 70. Item #59179
Catherine Beecher did not support the suffrage cause, but advocated a dedication to domestic science and education for women. There is a detailed discussion of the role of women and a guide to the formation and maintenance of economical, healthful and beautiful homes. This includes practical information for home makers. Illustrated with drawings and engravings.