The "Creda" Housecraft Manual: A Treasury of Useful Recipes and Household Information by Marguerite Patten
1958. 224 pages. No dust jacket. Colour illustrated cloth with black and white photographic plates throughout. Minor tanning to pages with heavier foxing and tanning to pastedowns and endpapers. Visible thumb-marking present with foxing to title page and slight dog-eared pages throughout. There is also a small tear to the front endpaper and moderate foxing to text block edges. Boards have light edge wear and minor rubbing. Mild bumping to corners and soft crushing to spine ends. Book is also forward leaning.