Collection: Vintage Lifestyle

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  • The Complete Housekeeper by Emily Holt 1917
    The Complete Housekeeper is 1917 housekeeping guide. With chapters such as the installation of plumbing, house cleaning, food storage, cisterns and pumps, sewing, venting your cesspool and disease prevention as well as wartime food recipes, this classic will give you all information needed to master housekeeping
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  • Little Illustrated Books on Old French Furniture Vol. II French Furniture Under Louis XIV by Roger De Felice 1922
    Little Illustrated Books on Old French Furniture Vol. II  French Furniture Under Louis XIV by Roger De Felice 1922
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  • Vogue's Book of Smart Service by Editors of Vogue 1930
    Vogue's Book of Smart Service by Editors of Vogue has some very...interesting suggestions for serving, etiquette and includes some great illustrations. Wonderful collectable in this quality condition. Conde Nast Publications First Edition ASIN: ‎B000AYHF6S
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  • Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management by Isabella Beeton 1933
    Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management is foremost a The book offers advice on fashion, child-care, animal husbandry, poisons, seasonal produce, and the management of servants. Beeton's book explores the foods of Europe and contains hundreds of recipes. This Victorian classic is a compendium of practical household
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  • Sewing Made Easy by Dorothy Lynch, Mary Sara 1960
    Sewing Made Easy by Dorothy Lynch, Mary Sara 1960  https://dbliss.ca/products/sewing-made-easy-by-mary-lynch-dorothy-sara-hardcover  In Sewing Made Easy, a beginner will get detailed yet easy-to-follow instructions making it easy to work along with any pattern selected. Beginners will be mastering all the fundamental steps in sewing, altering, or restyling a garment. The experienced sewer will welcome the short cuts and new tips and techniques
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  • Introduction to Textiles by Evelyn Stout 1965
    Introduction to Textiles discusses the properties of groups of natural and man-made fibres, yarns, and fabric construction, colour and design. This textbook by Cornell University Professor Stout contains numerous photos and illustrations.
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  • Old Glass: Manufacture, Styles (Practical Handbooks for Collectors) by O. N. Wilkinson 1968
    Old Glass: Manufacture, Styles (Practical Handbooks for Collectors) by O. N. Wilkinson 1968
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  • 1908 Sears, Roebuck Catalogue: A Treasured Replica edited by Joseph J. Schroeder, Jr. 1971
    1908 Sears, Roebuck Catalogue: A Treasured Replica edited by Joseph J. Schroeder, Jr.  1971
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  • The Complete Book of Sewing by Larry Eisinger 1972
    The Complete Book of Sewing is a rare treasure. Any collector with an interest in vintage fashion will be fascinated by this beautifully illustrated book. Not only a technical sewing manual, but transports me back to a time when tunics, peasant dresses, psychedelic prints and iconic Jackie Kennedy trendsetting fashion
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  • Know Your Antiques: How to Recognize and Evaluate Any Antique Like an Expert by Ralph and Terry Kovel 1972
    Ralph and Terry Kovel have produced an ideal book for the beginning collector. The novice is given the benefit of the recognize and determine the appropriate value of almost any type of antique: pottery, porcelain, silver, pewter, country and formal furniture, pressed, cut and antique glass, prints, bottles, ironware, tinware, letters, sheet music, autographs, books, magazines and many, many more.
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  • Country Things: The Magazine ~Antiques by Eric de Jonge (Editor) 1973
    Country Things is a compendium of articles about collectable country items -Chairs, Chests & Cabinets, Country Interiors, Lamps, Luggage, Painted Objects, Paintings on Velvet, Pottery, Quilts & Coverlets, Shaker Furniture, Tinware & Iron and more.
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  • Betty Crocker's Guide to Easy Entertaining: How to Have Guests -and Enjoy Them 1959
     In 1959 Betty Crocker’s Guide to Easy Entertaining was indispensable guide. Reading this book is a nostalgic snapshot of an earlier era. It includes Great ideas for a wide range of get-togethers, from dinners and buffets to barbecues, brunches, and potlucks 89 recipes, 208 delightful and whimsical illustrations
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  • Betty Crocker's Party Book by Betty Crocker 1960
    Betty Crocker's Party Book will be a treat for anyone who lived through the 1960s. Packed with practical advice, classic recipes, color photographs, and whimsical illustrations, it reveals secrets of great parties, most of which are still applicable today. Included are detailed plans for more than 30 different parties
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  • Costume Drawing by Hazel Doten and Constance Boulard 1956
    Costume Drawing by Hazel Doten and Constance Boulard 1956 A 'manual' with directions of drawing costumes: from the ancients (Egypt) to modern times. Lavishly illustrated. Publishing details Pitman Publishing; Second Edition (1956) Paperback Booklet: 50 pages
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  • American Needlework: A Book of Patterns and Instructions by Editors of Woman's Day 1963
    .A Manual of General Instructions  31-page manual and full-size patterns, with step-by-step instructions for 176 early American designs. Crochet and Knitting Weaving; Pattern Sheets for  Designs in Embroidery, Crewel Work, Cross-Stitch, Needlepoint, Patchwork, Applique, Quilting, Hooking, Candlewicking, Rugmaking.
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  • The English Country House: A Grand Tour by Gervase Jackson-Stops 1985
    The English Country House, is  a room-by-room tout of halls, galleries, dressing rooms, chapels, and stairways. The 180 colour photos are from residences such as Castle Howard, Kedleston Hall, Blenheim Palace make the diversity apparent and the work of architects such as Inigo Jones, Nicholas Hawksmore, Robert Adams.
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