NY: A. L. Burt, 1887. Hardcover_cloth. 5"x6.88". Brown cloth boards. Imprinted black letters and foliage outline on front. Gilt block w/see through letters on spine. Sunfllower foliage in bronze colors as paste downs. PO stamp inside front cover. Advertisements in back. A Smallpox cure recipe glued inside back cover. Fraying to edges all around. Soiling throughout. Spine straight, binding tight. Pages toned. No pencil or ink marks. Good. Item #3539
Excerpt from The Universal Household Assistant, or What Every One Should Know: A Cyclopedia of Practical Information; Complete Directions for Making and Doing Over 5, 000 Things Necessary in Business, the Trades, the Shop, the Home, the Farm, and the Kitchen
All these things, and many more, this book contains. The alphabetical arrangement of subjects has been selected as the most convenient for reference. From hundreds Of reliable sources the articles have been selected, and no thing has been admitted which has not the sanction of usage and worth.