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Book of Household Management by  Isabella Mary Beeton - First Edition - 1861 - from Books & Bygones  and Biblio.co.uk

Book of Household Management

by Beeton, Isabella Mary

Condition: Good/No Jacket - as issued


London: S. O. Beeton, 1861. 1112 pages + xxxix index and coloured plate list. Lacks free front endpaper otherwise a good tight book. Half of spine is missing. With some careful restoration this would be a very good example of this rare work.. First Edition. Half-Leather. Good/No Jacket - as issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


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