Die Praktische Hausfrau (The Practical Housewife)

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Gutersohn-Lingg, Rosa (Editor).  Ein unentbehrilicher Ratgeber in Haus und Kuche fur das Jayr 1924 (Essential reference in house and kitchen for the year 1924). Zurich: Verlag Aschmann & Scheller, 1924. First Edition. 111 pages. 27.5 x 21.5 cm. Calendar and guide book for the early 1920’s German housewife, known as the Golden Twenties, that saw an increase in artistic innovation and liberal cultural life. Underneath it all, though, lay a current of animosity and frustration over the Treaty of Versailles, widely perceived as a stab in the back, which provided the basis of much of the anti-Semitism rife in the next two decades. The Forward urges peaceful coexistence, enjoyment of life, making sacrifices to reduce strife, sacrifice and selflessness. Filled with Advertisements with essays tableware, knitting, fabric, etc. Pages toned. Text in German. Orig. stiff boards, linen backstip, embossed title. Good. Hardcover.