Adugraph: Compendium of Information for Makers of Home 1887 Mrs. J.S. Robinson - Homemaking - Domestic Sciences - Women - Home Economics


Title: The Adugraph: A Compendium of Information for the Makers of Home

Author: Mrs. J. S. Robinson, Emma E. Gordon, Mrs. M. H. Peters, et al.

Description: Leather boards stamped in gilt. All edge gilt. Some minor wear to corners and head and foot of spine; wear along top and bottom board edges; gilt bright. Hinges good. A few pages show a little soiling, else pages generally clean. Bottom edge of text block has some small indentations which result in the bottom edge of some pages having shallow spots of damage. Profusely illustrated. 646, [1] pp. 9.5 x 6.75 inches. Two copies noted on OCLC.

Contents: Embroidery, Netting and Tatting (by Mrs. J. S. Robinson, Superintendent of the Chicago School of Art Needlework); Macreme Lace, Mexican or Drawn Work, Crazy Patch Work, etc.; Knitting and Crocheting; Home Dress Making and Minninery; Miscellaneous Home Decorations; Amateur and Decorative Art; The Care of Flowers, Flowering Plants and Ferns; Wax, Fruit and Paper Flowers; The Language of Flowers and Colors; Home Pets; Collecting Insects, Birds and Bird's Eggs and Practical Taxidermy; Amusements and Games; Practical Poultry Raising, Bee Keeping and the Dairy; Practical Etiquette. James Bethuel Smiley (1849-1911), was a Chicago publisher and traveling book agent. After issuing The Adugraph he went on to publish further volumes, including Modern Manners and Social Forms (1889), Ladies' Casket of Art and Treasury of Useful Knowledge (1891), Smiley's Manual of Practical Information and Standard Household Guide (1894), and Smiley's Cook Book and Universal Household Guide (1896).

Binding: Leather bound hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: James B. Smiley, Publisher
Place: Chicago, Ill.
Year: 1887

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: homemaking, housekeeping, antique, domestic science, home economics, 1880's, 19th century, nineteenth century, sewing, knitting, entertainment, James Bethuel Smiley, Woman's Exchange,

Shipping from United States

Processing time

1 business day

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 3 - 5 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

Request a cancellation within: 24 hours of purchase

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Questions about your order?

Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

Legal imprint