The McClary Household Manual, The McClary Manufacturing Co., London, Ontario, Canada, 1923. Heavy blue card covers with embossed titles and illustration within decorative blue and black borders. 92 pages including several full page glossy pictures in full color and black and white, diagrams, charts and index. Illustrative yellow borders to text.
A vintage charm with chapter headings such as: A Housewife’s Opportunity -The Perfect Kitchen with sections on household tips, choosing cuts of meat, setting of the table, laundry etc. The second half of the manual contains McClary Tested Household Recipes. Covers have light fading and edge wear with a light fold top corner. Contents are in fine condition without markings or tears. A lovely collectible copy of an early and scarce home maker’s manual. 002695 $80