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

The Complete Housekeeper by Emily Holt 1917

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Condition:  Vintage Very Good. Text is clean -no stains or markings.  Pages intact. The spine is tight.  Head and tail crush. Has the name of the previous owner inscribed on the front fore-paper.  The cover has stains. 

 The Complete Housekeeper is the iconic 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.    

"Cook the corn meal with 4 cups of the milk, add the figs and salt. When the mixture is cool, add the eggs well beaten. Pour into a buttered pudding dish and bake in a moderate oven for 3 hours or more." Wartime Recipe excerpt page 212                             

Publishing Details
Hardcover: 402 p
Doubleday, Page & Co (January 1, 1917)
ASIN: ‎B002WU7CQG
Dimensions: 14.5 x 3.6 x 20.9 cm
Weight: 742 g