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HOLIDAY HOURS: 12/24: 12-3 p.m. 12/25: Closed. 12/31: 12-3 p.m. 1/1: Closed.

(American) Marie Hansen (Mrs. Bayard) Taylor. Letters to a Young Housekeeper.


Dec. cream cloth. First Edition. NY: Scribner's, 1892.

Advice to young housekeepers, presented in a series of 24 letters, on everything from cooking to etiquette and entertaining. How to choose meat, the chemistry of food, soups divided into three classes, differences between frying and sauteeing, various ways of making potato salad, etc. Very good and bright.