A Treatise on Domestic Economy, for the use of Young Ladies at Home, and at School

BEECHER, Miss Catherine E.

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Catherine Beecher (1800 – 1878), sister of novelist Harriet Beecher Stowe, was an American educator known for her forthright opinions on female education as well as her support for incorporating kindergarten into children's education. In this volume she explains the responsibilities of women in providing healthful food for their families as well as clothing, cleanliness, exercise, manners, charity, child raising, social duties, gardening, and much more. Glossary and index at rear.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Harper and Brothers
  • Edition: Revised Edition
  • Date Published: 1852
  • Place Published: New York
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    369 p. + 13 p. index. 20 cm. 42 b&w diagrams. Brown cloth hardcover with blank impressing. Small chips to edges and corners. Wrapped in mylar. Mild foxing throughout.