The American Woman's Home: or, Principles of Domestic Science; Being a Guide to the Formation and Maintenance of Economical, Healthful, Beautiful, and Christian Homes.
by Beecher, Catharine E.; Beecher Stowe, Harriet
xii, 500,  pp. 8vo. Engraved title page opposite frontispiece, several diagrams and illustrations in text. A guide to domestic life co-authored by: Catharine E. Beecher, an advocate of female education and founder of The American Woman's Educational Association, Western Female Institute, and The Ladies Society for Promoting Education in the West; and Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of the famous novel Uncle Tom's Cabin, which is credited by some for setting in motion events that led to the American Civil War and the emancipation of slaves. Content included ranges from advice for Christian living to home maintenance; from child care to domestic medical tips. Following the main text is an exhortation by Catharine Beecher for women to advocate for their own rights. 1870 reprint. Boards lightly rubbed & soiled, pencil name (Mary L. Darley) on front endpaper. New York: J.B. Ford and Company, 1869. Very Good/No Jacket. (Inventory #: 2195714)
Literature, American & Military History, General Antiquarian
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