The Philosophy of House-Keeping
: a scientific and practical manual for the preparation of all kinds of foods, the making up of, all articles of dress, the preservation of health, and the intelligent and skilful performance of every household office. By Joseph B. and Laura E. Lyman. Hartford, CT: Goodwin & Betts, 1867. 8vo. 560pp., floorplans, designs, charts, information on the care of sewing machines, servants, cows, hens, bees, misc. remedies, index. Reddish brown pressed cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt illust. of woman knitting, with a baby in cradle, corners scuffed, covers rubbed, sm hole to rear fep, else tight, generally Good.