Appleton's Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events of the Year Volume 1899

Appleton's Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events of the Year Volume 1899

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ... to Home Decoration; Landscape Gardening, by F. A. Waugh, was a brief treatise on the general principles governing outdoor art; F. Wilkinson told The Story of the Cotton Plant; and James F. Meegan supplied The Cotton Buyers' Ready Reckoner, Cotton Pickers and Cotton Seed Table. The occupations of women and their compensation were reviewed in What Women can Earn, by Grace H. Dodge, Thomas Hunter, Mary J. Lincoln, and others. W. B. Hutchinson and J. A. E. Creswell discussed Patents and how to Make Money out of Them. Francis E. Leupp gave directions How to Prepare for a Civil-service Examination, and Friendly Visiting among the Poor was a handbook for charity workers by Mary E. Richmond. John J. Daly gave attention to Window Dressing. Modern Photography in Theory and Practice was a handbook for the amateur by Henry G. Abbott. Crude Rubber and Compounding Ingredients, by Henry C. Pearson, and Nida's Compendium of Information for the Liquor Interests, by William Nida, met special demands. Gillette's Cook Book contained the experience of forty years of practical housekeeping of Mrs. F. L. Gillette; Janet Mackenzie Hill suggested Salads, Sandwiches, and Chafing-dish Dainties: Mrs. Olive A. Cotton, Chafing-dish Recipes for soups, sauces, oysters, clams, meats, fish, menus, etc.; Kate R. Sargeant recorded One Hundred Mushroom Receipts; and Mrs. Sarah Tyson Rorer told how to transfer Leftovers into palatable and wholesome dishes. Henrietta Latham Dwight was the author of The Golden Age Cook-book; Gesine Lemcke, of Preserving and Pickling: Mrs. Anna L. Colcord proclaimed herself A Friend of the Kitchen; and The Hostess of To-day, by Linda Hull Lamed, was illustrated by Mary Cowles Clarke. Mrs. C. E. Humphry (Madge) told How to be Pretty though...show more

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  • 12-17
  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 50mm | 1,742g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236784898
  • 9781236784896