Spons' Household Manual.
NY: E. & F. N. Spon, 1887. Heavy 8vo. vii, 988pp., 220 detailed b/w figure illustrations, tables, index, plus 12pp. of ads. Dark red cloth, gilt lettering on spine & front cover, local London ads as endpapers, covers darkened, spine slightly fragile, else tight, generally Fair+ to Good. Ready for the binder & priced accordingly. Lots of technical info re: house construction, quite a long chapter on cellar, wine, beer, farming, the garden, etc. The Classic.