Mrs. Gilpin's Frugalities: Remnants, and 200 ways of using them
Publisher: The Library of Congress; The Easton Press
Edition: Facsimile edition
Book Id: 43114
107pp. Oblong sextodecimo [13 cm x 19 cm] 1/4 red cloth with illustrated paper over boards. The text block edges have the publisher's brown stain. Near fine condition. Publisher's prospectus and letter to subscriber laid in.
Part of the Treasures of the Library of Congress series. A faithful photographic reproduction of the first edition original of Mrs. Gilpin's Frugalities which is part of the Katherine Golden Bitting gastronomic collection of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of The Library of Congress. An uncharacteristic glimpse into the social customs of Americans during the latter part of the nineteenth century.