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(**NEW ARRIVAL**) (Housekeeping) Mary Jane's Book of Household Hints.

Illus. with humorous drawings in red & black. 6x5", red cloth-backed pictorial tan boards. First Edition. Boston: Boston Traveler, [1915].

A book for the new bride on how to keep an orderly and productive house, with conversational questions from a newbie and answers from an experienced older woman. Subjects include a wide range of topics: knives rusting, stopping a leak, traveling with a candle, a sputtering gas range, a scratched mantle, cleaning hairbrushes, restoring a faded dress, packing lingerie, washing vinegar bottles, reviving potted plants, etc. Some rubbing to extremities and mild scratches to covers, occasional pinned news clippings to blank flyleaves (with corresponding offset), some pencil checks, else good. 




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