Series: The Homemaker's Encyclopedia

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Etiquette for Everybody including The Brides Book by Adelaide Shaw
Etiquette for everybody, including The Bride's Book by Adelaide Shaw
Hobbies For Everyone by Miriam B. Reichl
The Homemaker's Encyclopedia: Decorating Handbook by Miriam B. Reichl
The Homemaker's Encyclopedia: Etiquette for Everybody by Miriam B. Reichl
The Homemaker's Encyclopedia: Fashion Sewing on a Budget by Miriam B. Reichl (editor)
The Homemaker's Encyclopedia: Food-Buying and Meal Planning by Miriam B. Reichl
The Homemaker's Encyclopedia: Home Repairs Simplified by Jr I., W. and Poel, Eleanor Van Der and Reichl, Miriam B.
The Homemaker's Encyclopedia: Hostess' Complete Handbook by Josephine Shaw
The Homemaker's Encyclopedia: Indoor and Outdoor Gardening by Miriam B. Reichl
The Homemaker's Encyclopedia: Needlecraft for the Home by Margery Shaughnessy
The Homemaker's Encyclopedia: Personal Beauty and Charm by Nancy Daggett
Needlecraft for the home (The Homemaker's encyclopedia) by Marjorie O'Shaughnessy

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