The Distractions of Martha


This antique hardcover book is bound in brown cloth boards, with blue cover lettering and illustration. Spine lettering and cover illustration faded; some cover soil, edgewear; inner pages clean. A novel that mixes in some cooking lessons and practical housekeeping tips. Illustrated with black-and-white plates. 223 pages; approx. 5"x8".



  • The Distractions of Martha
  • Marion Harland
  • R. Emmett Owen, illustrator
  • Charles Scribner's Sons, 1906
  • First edition