It goes without saying that family life was extremely different in our grandparents and great grandparents time. Best of times or worst of times? Make your own decision with this collection of rare and vintage books from the 1800's onward. It will provide the curious readers with enough tips on how to decorate, maintain and take care of their home and family. Take a glimpse at the perfect household of the past: books on embroidery, upholstery, fish keeping or being a housewife in the 50's. No stain will be a match for you anymore!