A Self-Supporting Home
Kate V. Saint Maur

A Self-Supporting Home

New York: Macmillan, 1905. First edition Scarce. First edition. Hardcover in light blue cloth lettered and decorated in white. xii+ 344 pp.plus two pp. of publisher's ads at rear. Illustrated with photographic plates and small engravings. A tight, very good example, spine embrowned and a bit of edge toning, vintage bookplate front pastedown. A rather uncommon book on the self-supporting farm home with chapters arranged by months of the year. These include guides on poulty, poultry houses (October), ducks and squab as well as winter preparations for fruit and vegetables (November), cows, horses and rabbits, cellaring mushrooms (December), honey bees and guinea fowls (January), incubators and coops, garden planning (February), raising chickens and seedling transplantation (March), geese and ducks, spraying fruit trees and planting vegetable seeds (April), turkeys, cows and field crops (May), pheasants, caring for spring bulbs (June), cats, currant and berry patches, hay crop and renovation orchard ground (July) and so forth. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: E20917)


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