A Manual of Home-Making
Martha Van Rensselaer, Flora Rose, Helen Canon
Applewood Books, 2008 - Cooking - 704 pages
This 1919 work is an essential reference guide to all aspects of household management. Compiled by Martha Van Rensselaer, the first woman to be given a full professorship at Cornell University, along with Flora Rose and Helen Canon, this book provides the home maker with detailed instructions on planning meals, home decor, home architecture, and all aspects of sewing.
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