Build your Own Hot Tub Miller 1979 Submitter: In actuality a fairly well done how-to book; the cover alone demands submission. You just KNOW that there are no bathing suits in evidence there – and is that Paul Simon third
The Humanure Handbook Jenkins 2nd edition (Yep, so good they wrote it twice.) 1999 Submitter: A patron returned this book the other day and I happened to glance at it as I took it to the cart to be reshelved.
Fabric Decorating for the Home Roda 1976 I’m going to go out on a limb and guess that interior design books from the mid-1970s aren’t as popular in libraries as they once were. The cover of this book is old-school
Easy Steps to Successful Decorating Bradford 1971 Yes this is THE Barbara Taylor Bradford. Before she hit it big with A Woman of Substance and the subsequent Emma Harte books, she was a home decorating/style expert. So do we weed
The Party Planner Hogan 1967 Would anyone relate to any of the games or themes today? Probably not. Like fashion, parties and entertaining also age. Some of the sample party themes: Come as your mother (Eww), Clowns (no thanks), Rabbits
Manners Make a Difference Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis of the Perpetual Adoration 1955 Holly: This book was submitted from a Catholic school. That was certainly an appropriate place for it…57 years ago. Now it’s ridiculous for
Good Things for Mother’s Day Casey 1952 Submitter: Yes, 1952 & it’s still on the shelves in 2012. My friend said that a senior librarian told her this hadn’t been weeded long ago because “there’s nothing to replace it.” Thank god
The New Emily Post’s Etiquette: The Blue Book of Social Usage Post 1959 This is a cool book from a nostalgia point of view. I enjoyed leafing through it (until my lungs exploded from dust and mold spores, that is.)