Vintage Better Homes and Gardens Pattern Adjustments 1966, Stated First Edition, First Printing, published by Meridith Corporation, Des Moines, Iowa. Hardcover: 62 pages.
This book is in super nice shape for its age (1966). The binding is nice and tight and the hardcover looks good. Just some slight corner dings.
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