1738 RARE Home Economics for German Women Housekeeping Cooking Astronomy

FUNCKE, Johann Michael

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A rare and very curious 18th-century German compendium on housekeeping! Collected by Johann Funcke, this book is a collection of essays and articles on gardening, commerce at markets, weather and physical science, and even a section devoted to astronomy/astrology. The book itself was written for women readers to teach them how to prepare and maintain a home – it includes essays on how to do laundry, cook, set a table, and keep a food inventory.

 

Many of the lessons are accompanied by fine illustrations including views of barometric and hygrometric tools, the solar system, and more.

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1738 RARE Home Economics for German Women Housekeeping Cooking Astronomy

 

A rare and very curious 18th-century German compendium on housekeeping! Collected by Johann Funcke, this book is a collection of essays and articles on gardening, commerce at markets, weather and physical science, and even a section devoted to astronomy/astrology. The book itself was written for women readers to teach them how to prepare and maintain a home – it includes essays on how to do laundry, cook, set a table, and keep a food inventory.

 

Many of the lessons are accompanied by fine illustrations including views of barometric and hygrometric tools, the solar system, and more.

 

Item number: #9941

Price: $750

 

FUNCKE, Johann Michael

 

Curieuser und immerwährender Astronomisch-Metereologisch Oeconomischer Frauenzimmer-Reise- und Hand-Kalender

 

Erfurt: Funcke, 1738.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [10], 356, [18]
    • 21 engravings
  • Language: German
  • Binding: Vellum; tight & secure
  • Size: ~7in X 4.25in (18cm x 10.5cm)
  • Very rare and desirable

 

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9941

Categories

Cooking & Cuisine

Medicine & Science

Authors

FUNCKE, Johann Michael

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

German

Binding

Vellum

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete