The practical housekeeper ; a cyclopædia of domestic enconomy ... comprising five thousand practical receipts and maxims. Illustrated with five hundred wood engravings / Edited by Mrs. Ellet ...

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Ellet, E. F. (Elizabeth Fries), 1818-1877
Corporate Author: Etherington Conservation Center, Inc., (Firm)
Published: New York : Stringer and Townsend, 1857.
Ownership and Custodial History:
Illustrated bookplate of Claudia Q. Murphy adhered to front paste-down. Below this, a second illustrated bookplate (circa 1920s?) depicting a man looking through books at a bookseller's table. Adhered next to this is a printed poem requesting return to owner after use. Unread ink signature underneath the bookplates on front paste-down. Next to this, a second ink signature in blue: "Arnold(?) Shi...(?)". Library acquisition note in pencil on dedication page: "LD 25731, 5/12/60, Friends". Manuscript recipe in pencil for oysters on page 211. Newspaper article titled "Choice of food" about determining the freshness of meat adhered to verso of page 599.
Local Note:
MSU: Feeding America: Historic American Cookbook Project.
MSU: Conservation 2005 Etherington Conservation Services, Greensboro, NC
Physical Description:[7]-599 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Also issued online.
Format: Book

MSU Special Collections - Rare Books

Holdings details from MSU Special Collections - Rare Books
Call Number: TX145 .E47
TX145 .E47 Library Use Only Get this