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The American Frugal Housewife Dedicated to Those who are not ashamed of Economy By The Author of Hobomok.

Boston: Carter, Hendee and Babcock. Baltimore: Charles Carter, 1831.

Price: $150.00

About the item

Sixth Edition. [20], 120pp Ads preceding the title. 12mo. Cloth-backed boards, very worn. Heavy foxing. Bitting p. 86.

Item #365739

Child's most successful work, the book contains mostly recipes, but also advice for young housewives. First published in 1829, the book was expanded and went through 33 printings in 25 years.