A Corps of Special Authors
Title Treasures of Use and Beauty: An Epitome of the Choicest Gems of Wisdom, History, Reference and Recreation, Two Volumes in One
Edition First Edition
Publisher Detroit: F. B. Dickerson, 1883
Our Book # 004214
8vo Burgundy cloth decorated in black and gilt, bevelled edges. 507pp. Illustrated. An ambitious work which tried to fulfill many varied needs for information. Topics range from the officers of the national government and their salaries, the republic and its founders, and peculiar cases in presidential elections to the science of letter writing, making the home attractive, care of canaries, china painting, window gardening, and decalcomanie (decorating with transfers). Some edge, corner, and spine end wear; light staining to cloth. Overall a Good copy, clean and tight.