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Russell E. Saltzman reviews  What a Young Husband Ought to Know :

In my last column, I reviewed  What a Young Wife Ought to Know  (1901) by Emma Drake. It was part of a “sex and self” series that focused on what a young woman should do to establish a successful Victorian-like home at the turn of the last American century and one of two books my wife plucked off the shelf at a used book store. She spent eight dollars for the pair. I may have mumbled about more antiquarian books coming into the house but that ended right after I found a copy of Young Wife  selling on eBay for thirty-eight dollars.



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